Procrastination isn’t a time management problem. It’s an emotional problem — and this is the research-backed solution – Business Insider

"Procrastination is not a time-management problem, it's an emotion-management problem, " saysTim Pychyl, an associate professor of psychology at Carleton University and blogger atPsychology Today, who spoke to me about the mounting evidence connecting procrastination to mood. Another study found that procrastination is "associated significantly with negative automatic thoughts in general as well as automatic thoughts reflecting the need to be perfect." In both studies, this highly self-critical mindset created and perpetuated the problem of procrastination.

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