Procrastination is my middle name
Procrastinator: My story
I am 8 hours away to submit my psychology research proposal for my cognition’s subject. My lecturer has given an ample time finish it, 2 months to be precise. Since the day the assignment was given I had done nothing except procrastinate till the final hours before it reaches its deadline. Then the mind wanders through the brilliant possible excuses and methods to delay the deadline. Getting a medical chit claiming your sick, saying that the power supply of your laptop has been tripped and lost all the assignments drafts. What is your favorite excuse?
So here I am now 7 hours and a half adventure journey in completing my research proposal. Let me take you to a week before, when a friend has already reminded me about the deadline of this individual assignment. I was aware of it given then I only had a week to complete it. As usual whenever I opened my favorite website called Google, my fingers automatically clicks on the facebook tabs. After some productive 2 hours commenting on friends break up status on facebook, tiredness beginning to crepe in and decided to go to sleep. After waking up, the husband came from work and need to show some loving towards beloved hubby. Once the session of racing with hubby on bed has reached the finish line, I felt hungry and looked for something to cook. Garlic bread with mushroom soup feels like a nice meal to have at this hour but soon to be disappointed that I ran out of garlic. I took my son to do some grocery shopping and stopped by for a nice cream. Finally arrived home to do the proposal all of a sudden feeling tired and went straight to bed. This cycle turned out to be my greatest habit as I managed to consistently do it without even reading any lines from my research journal for a week. So here I am now only left 7 hours to complete my journals after wasting another hour on Hubpages. Heck, why is it so hard to do this assignment?
For those of you who has managed to read up to this point is either a really big fan of mine or you are also in the same boat as me which is delaying your task by reading my blabbering content. Procrastinate is bad, a really bad habit. I am from a certain group of people who likes to focus on short term gratification. Most psychology research states child with long term gratification tends to excel in their studies and career. It is obvious that procrastinate is bad. We all know what this habit will result into. It is either you will crack under pressure or give up half way. Between you and me, from a procrastinator to another,I am starting to feel like bursting into tears due to work overload and less time to get it done. So the next time you feel like procrastinating just procrastinate the procrastinate. Procrastination the grim reaper of potential. Do not let your dreams wait another day, week, year or a second.