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The Role of Goal Focus in Reducing Procrastination

If we want to overcome procrastination, is it more important to focus on the means of goal pursuit (i.e., how we will do a task) or to focus on the outcome of the task (i.e., the possible reward)? It depends. Read More

Has procrastination ever been

Has procrastination ever been considered in the context of memory reconsolidation?

Excellent post - thanks so

Excellent post - thanks so much!!!

What's important to you?

What's important to you? What gets you excited? What is that thing in your life that you cant stand to be without? Well. whatever it is, that is a big part of what makes you YOU. Embrace it, enjoy it, celebrate it. The diversity of how we all can answer these questions is what makes the world such an interesting dynamic. What is important to you makes it important for you. Keep after it, nurture it, and take pride in your style. Do it today because delays are dangerous.
Bill Kelly

Makes sense

Excellent arictle. I agree with the conculsion. When the goal is far off, the time discounted value of the goal is very small. The process and each step of the process works as intermediate goals. Taking satisfaction from completion of the each step of the process will motivate the person. When the task becomes urgent, the goal is quite near and will fuel action.

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Timothy A. Pychyl, Ph.D., is an associate professor of psychology at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada, where he specializes in the study of procrastination.


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