Procrastination can be a huge problem, with shame over things not accomplished or put off being a problem between parents and children, husband and wives, or supervisors and employees. But there’s more than one reason why it’s happening, and understanding that reason can guide the way toward what you can do about it. Today we’ll identify four reasons why procrastination occurs, and talk in general about “fixes” or approaches to change.

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Important links:

What is  Post Traumatic Stress Disorder?

What is Attention Deficit Disorder?

What is Generalized Anxiety Disorder?

Brene Brown’s book The Gifts Of Imperfection


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My new book entitled Perfectly Hidden Depression will be arriving November 1,2019! Its message is specifically for those with a struggle with strong perfectionism which acts to mask underlying emotional pain. But the self-help techniques described can be used by everyone who chooses to begin to address emotions long hidden away that are clouding and sabotaging your current life. More to come.