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:
You’re not going to like what I’m about to say. Here goes!
They key to doing well at school (and in life) is to become comfortable with feeling uncomfortable.
The time has come to embrace boredom, anxiety, pain, and confusion.
Resist the urge to escape these uncomfortable mental states. Don’t distract yourself.
If you can sit […]
Are you struggling to get work done at home? Find yourself procrastinating?
Before you start googling ‘Time management techniques’, consider this . . .
According to Associate Professor Tim Pychyl, procrastination isn’t a time management issue. It’s actually an emotion management issue.
This means if you can get a better handle on your emotions, […]
Here’s a fact that may surprise you . . .
Loneliness is as bad for your health as smoking 15 cigarettes a day.
Take a moment to let that sink in.
Why is being socially isolated so damaging to our health?
It’s because we’re social creatures.
We’re biologically wired for connection. This […]