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:
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