Why am I such a procrastinator?
People often procrastinate because they’re afraid of failing at the tasks that they need to complete. Furthermore, certain personality traits, such as low self-esteem and low self-confidence, are associated with an increased fear of failure, which makes people who have these traits more likely to procrastinate.
Can procrastination be good?
Historically, for human beings, procrastination has not been regarded as a bad thing. But if you look at recent studies, managing delay is an important tool for human beings. People are more successful and happier when they manage delay. Procrastination is just a universal state of being for humans.
How does procrastination cause stress?
When distracted by stresses, you are likely to put more things off and suffer from a procrastination accumulation effect. This is where you feel stressed, put things off, and then feel stressed thinking about what you’ve left undone. As you do this, you leave more things undone and feel overwhelmed.