CBT Worksheet for Procrastination 

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What is the theory behind the CBT worksheet for procrastination?

Procrastination is defined as an act of delaying a task or any other work intentionally even after knowing the negative consequences of it. If you procrastinate it is likely to increase your stress and lower your well-being, poor performance and regret, and other sufferings. However, if you cater to this issue before it becomes a habit you will be able to get out of this negative habit and work towards your goals effectively.

 How will this worksheet help you?

This worksheet can help you to deal with your procrastination effectively. First, you can explore your feelings and thoughts about why you are not starting or continuing a certain task. It will help you to acknowledge and deal with these issues. Secondly, you can plan your action with this worksheet by breaking the task into small steps and scheduling the timings of the tasks. It can serve as an overall plan for your pending task to overcome procrastination.

How to use this worksheet?

Take a printout or fill it out digitally. Take some time out and sit and relax. Think of a task that you are delaying and procrastinating, and start completing the worksheet accordingly. For the scheduling and breaking tasks into steps, you can take help from your counselor or therapist. Keep this worksheet somewhere where you can easily look at it and follow it accordingly.

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