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Self Help Guide: Procrastination

Use this guide to be introduced to self-help concepts, resources, and practices.


This page touches a very common pitfall for students- procrastination!

#procrastinate tomorrow

What is procrastination?

Most of us know all about procrastination. This self-induced affliction is incredibly common. Why can't I just get to work on this essay?!

"Procrastination is not laziness: it’s a behavior caused by the stress in our lives or unfounded negative beliefs we have about ourselves.

If you tend to procrastinate, don’t be hard on yourself. Instead, ask yourself if your behavior may be linked to fear, anxiety, ADHD, or another underlying issue." - Mass General Brigham McLean, Why You Put Things Off Until The Last Minute

Procrastination can be indicative of a larger mental health issue, but that is not always the case. Ask yourself how often do you struggle to get started on your work? Is it impacting your mental wellbeing?