I'm a procrastinator. There. I said it! And yet I am a Type A, high sense of urgency person too!
Any busy person in today's fast paced world can relate to the stressful habit of pushing off the work that requires focus and concentration now, only to spend the same amount of time on lower value stuff.
The good news is the habit is human and easily managed. This quick read article has a few tips to help you identify when you are putting off until tomorrow what you could do today!
Get familiar with your “greatest hits” of wasting time. Most of us have specific fall-back activities that we do when we’re playing the delaying game. What’s yours — house-cleaning, napping, shopping, reading email, catching up on Netflix? Learn to recognize it so you can nip it in the bud; it’s much easier to prevent falling down the cleaning /napping /shopping rabbit hole rather than pulling yourself out. Voge says, “The greater awareness we have of our tendencies and our motivations, we’re more likely to overcome them.”