Procrastination Worksheet

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Procrastination is a common issue that many of us face, affecting our productivity and sometimes our overall well-being. This worksheet is designed to help identify, understand, and overcome procrastination by tracking habits and implementing strategies to manage it effectively.

What Are The Theories Behind This Worksheet?

The worksheet is grounded in several theories. The Time Management Theory suggests that procrastination results from poor time management skills, leading individuals to underestimate the time required for tasks and overestimate their available time. On the other hand, Behavioral Psychology Theory views procrastination as a way to avoid stress and discomfort associated with tasks, leading to a preference for more immediate rewards over long-term gains.

How Will This Worksheet Help You?

This worksheet serves as a procrastination log, allowing you to record instances of procrastination, understand the triggers and consequences, and reflect on the emotions and thoughts associated with procrastinating. By keeping a detailed log, you can identify patterns in your behavior, which is the first step towards making positive changes.

How Should You Use This Worksheet?

To make the most of this worksheet, start by logging each instance of procrastination, including the date, the task you procrastinated on, the reason for procrastination, and how you felt before, during, and after procrastinating. Reflect on each entry to understand your procrastination triggers and consider strategies that could help you overcome these barriers.

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