Category: Procrastination

New Year? Build Some Badass Positive Habits!

This is Your Year! You want to make some changes, take on some new challenges and keep developing into your best self. Whatever your goals are, the most important thing to remember is that this is a messy process, a beautifully messy process. Don’t…

Still Procrastinating? Oh Yeah! Well Let’s Grow a “Kick Butt” Mindset!

Have you ever heard, “if you want something done fast, ask a busy person?” Well, there is so much truth to this. Have you ever noticed that once you have some momentum going, getting stuff done, that it is easy to just whip through…

Procrastination. Sigh. Nuff Said.

 “It is a new year, things are going to be better this year, you’ve got this!” This is what I tell myself at the beginning of every school year, both when I was a student and now as an academic professional. I am pretty…

Procrastinating? Since You are Already Down That Rabbit Hole

Check This Out Now! Before something else grabs your attention 😉 I am going to get straight to the point today, because I really want you to watch this amazing TedTalk about distraction. The less words I use, the better the chance that you…

Is Anxiety Stopping You from Getting Stuff Done?

  Emotions, emotions, emotions… Yes, your emotional state can effect your productivity. If you are overwhelmed with a high level of stress, you may put off completing tasks to check Facebook or watch one episode of your favourite Netflix series. This may seem like…

Procrastination: Dealing with Setbacks

Setbacks, oh those experiences that make you just want to quit. I have had many. You may feel ashamed, angry, hurt, confused or think that there is something wrong with you. Today, I want to talk a little about ways to avoid getting derailed…

Procrastination: Run After that Little Time Thief and Tackle it!

Scientists define procrastination as the voluntary delay of an action despite foreseeable negative future consequences. It is opting for short-term pleasure or mood at the cost of the long-term outcome.  Yup, that sounds about right. It’s the “feel good now” philosophy 🙂 We can talk…

Procrastination: Building Stress Tolerance Through Attitude

 “The best way out is always through” Robert Frost “The best way out is always through” is so true this time of year in post secondary programs. Procrastination is a common strategy to deal with feeling overwhelmed with all your academic obligations. Procrastination is…

Procrastination: Building Your Stress Tolerance Can Help Curb Procrastination

Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall. Confucius You are probably feeling the pressure as we pass the deadline to withdraw from your program or classes. Should I stay in this program or should I leave?…

Procrastination Style: Behavioural

Behavioural Procrastination Pattern For those of you who completed the Procrastination Survey, your results will indicate which of the 14 Procrastination Patterns you need the most improvement in. Behavioural Procrastinators tend to have excellent “big picture thinking”, have the ability to create outstanding plans and organizational skills;…

Procrastination Survey – Take it and Figure out Your Procrastination Patterns!!

There is an excellent book that I use all the time with students called, The Procrastination Workbook by William Knaus, Ed.D. I highly recommend buying it if you are really serious about curbing your procrastination. I will be using the Procrastination Survey from this…

Are You a Procrastinator?

Procrastinator is a negative label that so many people use; often it is not what describes their behaviour at all. Waiting until the last minute to get an assignment done, does not necessary make you a procrastinator. Leaving something to the last minute and…