Finding Her: A Mental Health Podcast

EP 58: Procrastination is Your Thief of Time

November 08, 2020 Julia Busby Season 3 Episode 58
Finding Her: A Mental Health Podcast
EP 58: Procrastination is Your Thief of Time
Show Notes

During this episode of Finding Her, Julia talks about the thief of time also known as procrastination. Beginning with introducing the definition as to unsuccessfully fail to self regulate with a voluntary delay of task completion. To put off, to miss a deadline, to wait until the very last minute to start a task.
Have you been there?
Are you a chronic procrastinator?
Do you struggle with time management?
Lag in the area of self-regulation?

Things to highlight from the show:
Procrastination has been linked to many mental health conditions including but not limited to Anxiety & OCD, ADHD, and depression.
Mental health and stress combined with procrastination increase your stress response system physically and mentally.
Procrastination also limits your self-advocacy skills often leading to consequences in your health sometimes including death.
5 types of procrastination:
1. Perfectionist
2. Dreamer
3. Avoider
4. Crisis Maker
5. The Busy Procrastinator

Mindset + awareness of why you procrastinate  ( fear) + Healthy coping skills/ therapy etc help lower your stress response and help you build skills while increasing your mindset, self-confidence, and awareness.

Here is the link to the article to learn more about procrastination and apply strategies and skills.

Self- Regulation Article


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