Is tidying and cleaning a form of procrastination?
It certainly can be.
If you’re spending hours of your day, dusting, picking up bits of fluff off the carpet and scrubbing floors, then yes. You’ve got a bad case of procrastacleaning.
Put simply, you’re avoiding living.
As professor (and expert on procrastination) Tim Pychyl says:
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How often do you underestimate the amount of time an assignment will take?
Do you feel like you need to be driven by a frenzied panic to get your work done?
There is a better way.
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Have you ever had the feeling that there was something you had to do but you couldn’t quite put your finger on it?
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