You are just about to start working on an important project, only to postpone it for another. Or maybe you stop working on it to focus on a different (mundane) task like clearing out the fridge, running an errand, or checking your phone. If any of this sounds familiar then you’re in the right place.
Welcome to what we call ‘procrastinator habits’. They are the small tasks you engage in to avoid doing something really important. If you can indulge and still go back to the task and complete it in time, there is no reason to worry. But if you end up postponing doing something until it is too late, then you are procrastinating. Procrastination is a habit that affects about 25% of the world population with potentially detrimental longterm effects. And here’s why: