Once you have make our your time management plan, you need to put your plan in motion. Take action as soon as possible.
Keep a to do list handy
15 minutes can make a big difference
All those small tasks can add up to very quickly
Many of these minor things tend to grow into major items
40% of students experience this problem
76% of students surf the internet instead of...
70% of students watch TV instead of...
51% of women go shopping instead of...
47% of men play video games instead of...
Marathon Sessions near academic deadlines
Unable to utilize study aids and student support
Causes of Procrastination
Lack of clear goals
Task looking too big
Underestimating the difficulty of the task
Underestimating the time needed
Unclear standards for the outcomes
Waiting for the right Mood or right time
Related to the fear of failing
Running away from stress?
The myth of needing pressure to begin or have clear thinking.
Bottom line - Just lazy?
Break down the task into smaller pieces then tackle each one. Divide and conquer.
Try working a short time to "get into it"
If still no motivation, you may be motivated to do something else
Sometimes just go do the other thing and get it over instead of trying to decide what to do.
Reward is a very important Motivator.
Rare and very valuable
An Anti-procrastination Device