How Do I Know if I Procrastinate Excessively?

You procrastinate excessively if you agree with five or more of the following statements:

1.I often put off starting a task I find difficult

2.I often give up on a task as soon as I start to find it difficult.

3.I often wonder why I should be doing a task.

4.I often have difficulty getting started on a task.

5.I often try to do so many tasks at once that I cannot do any of them.

6.I often put off a task in which I have little or no interest.

7.I often try to come up with reasons to do something other than a task I have to do.

8.I often ignore a task when I am not certain about how to start it or complete it.

9.I often start a task but stop before completing it.

10.I often find myself thinking that if I ignore a task, it will go away.

11.I often cannot decide which of a number of tasks I should complete first.

12.I often find my mind wandering to things other that the task on which I am trying to work. (

Knowing that you procrastinate is only half the battle.  Next step is to take action and develop a plan to overcome these struggles.  Procrastination effects many people, but it doesn’t have to cripple you any longer.

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