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Why didn't I start my task earlier?

8 Answers
Last Updated: 07/24/2018 at 1:05am
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Jessica McDaniel, LPC, LCPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

I have been practicing cognitive behavioral psychotherapy since 2007 with a diverse group of adult clients with various diagnoses, all races, and socioeconomic classes.

Top Rated Answers
April 26th, 2015 1:20pm
Because you were too afraid of the outcomes. Most of our works remain underachieved because of the thought of failure. The key is to believe in yourself and move ahead with confidence. Results never matter but experiences do.
June 10th, 2015 5:30pm
Most people would believe that procrastination is an activity for the lazy people. But there are cases wherein people equate their self-worth with the accomplishment of certain tasks - which could give them anxiety due to plausible failure. The response of the person, then, is to delay the activity itself until it's "crunch time."
April 7th, 2015 7:51pm
Procrastination is totally normal, and that's okay. Just try to work on it now :) It will all be alright
September 6th, 2015 8:09pm
Perhaps you can deal with certain task by organizing and prioritizing them. Making a list about what and how you want to do it. Planning a time and planning ahead can help.
November 27th, 2015 1:26am
This may be due to procrastination. I highly recommend you find a creative way of organising your work. Buy some new supplies and have a fresh new start to the day. Clear out your workplace and set out a plan.
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May 10th, 2016 6:36am
Procrastination can be a habit that's not really good for you. How would u know what the outcome is until you try.
January 29th, 2018 5:00pm
Maybe because you procrastinated and as such delayed the important things that should be addressed first.
July 24th, 2018 1:05am
I'd recommend checking out Tim Urban's TED talk about procrastination. He has some great thoughts on the subject and some helpful tips.