By Emma Seppälä Ph.D.
Verified by Psychology Today
Everyone puts things off sometimes, but procrastinators chronically avoid difficult tasks and deliberately look for distractions. Procrastination in large part reflects perennial struggles with self-control as well as the general human inability to accurately predict how we'll feel tomorrow, or the day after.
The difference between a job and a career often has a lot to do with your own attitude and expectations. If you’re simply looking for a steady income, and you’re not concerned where your work will lead you, you may be satisfied with a job that supports your lifestyle but doesn’t necessarily lead to new opportunities or advancement.