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Procrastination: Your most dangerous enemy!
Procrastination is the act of postponing something that could have been done before. I consider procrastination as my biggest enemy as it’s something that holds me back from achieving my goals. You too should consider it as your biggest enemy. If you think that you don’t procrastinate, check out the following examples and see if they reflect your behaviour.
As a first example let’s say that you’re on a diet and know that you shouldn’t eat chocolate but your friend offers you a piece of chocolate and you decide to eat it with the reasoning that you’ll stop eating chocolate the next day. That is procrastination! If you keep on thinking like that you will never start your diet as there is always a next day…
Books about Procrastination
As a second example I am going to assume that you need to write a 1000 word essay as an assignment. You know that you have to write it within 3 days. Instead of working on it diligently you end up postponing the task only to then work on it a few hours before the deadline. The continuous delay to do the task will lead you to write the essay very quickly without giving the appropriate importance to the quality of the article.
In both examples one may notice that you’ve achieved much less cause of procrastination. In the first example you’re not losing weight cause of your constant procrastination which results in you being unhappy as you can’t look the way you want to look. In the second example, procrastination has caused you not to give you maximum when writing your essay cause of the lack of time. This will result in you not getting the mark that you should really get.
As you might have noticed, procrastination stops us from reach our goals or achieving our dreams therefore it is very important that we do all we can to eliminate procrastination. I’ll soon be writing another hub that will inform you on what you may do to reduce procrastination significantly.