Evolution of the Self

On the paradoxes of personality

End Procrastination for Good: How to Revise Your Life Script

If you weren’t conflicted about doing something, you’d do it, right? The problem is that much of the time, as regards tackling a task or pursuing a project, you’re of two separate minds. One part of you knows it should be done and is ready to do it. The other part, and for any number of reasons—eight of which I’ll enumerate below—doggedly resists your best efforts. Read More


Procrastination can be very dangerous, especially when you are a teenager or think like one with respect to displaced behaviors. People put things off because the don't feel like they have, "control.". Lack of control CAN lead to a specious attempt to regain control of your life with chemical abuse- the ultimate quick fix or mood changer. Naturally this only keeps the cycle of procrastination going..............

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Leon F. Seltzer, Ph.D., who holds doctorates in English and Psychology, is a clinical psychologist and author of Paradoxical Strategies in Psychotherapy.


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