We’re all familiar with procrastination. When we procrastinate, we waste time and put off important tasks we should be doing until it’s too late. And when it is too late, we panic and wish we had started earlier. Letting yourself put things off can have greater implications than you may realize.
Procrastination is a bad habit that creates tremendous amounts of stress and guilt. Even worse? Consider these consequences of putting off what you need to do:
- Earning a bad reputation with coworkers, friends, and family.
- Curtailing your ambition to succeed.
- Threatening your well-being. (have you had your 6-month dental check-up?)
Decide today to work toward breaking the bad habit of procrastination. Here are a few good places to start: