If you are still reading this then you are probably one of the millions of people who suffer from procrastination. This issue is no joke. It is estimated that 90% of us procrastinate at some point. While those numbers are huge, more troubling is the fact that 20% of people may have a chronic procrastination problem. If you are one of these people, then you know how damaging a problem it can be.
- Do you have problems meeting deadlines?
- Do you constantly put things off?
- Has your procrastination led to relationship or health issues?
- Have you tried to address your procrastination only to fail?
If you answered yes to these questions then you may have a problem with procrastination. While there are varying degrees of procrastination, very serious cases can cause equally serious problems.
Chronic Procrastination can lead to…
- Problems with friends and family
- Problems at work
- Health Problems
- Substance Abuse
- Being branded lazy
- Lying to people to cover your tracks
For some people, talking to a therapist or their doctor may be needed. If you don’t feel like you are at that level yet though, learning more about procrastination can certainly help.