Dr. Wendy Joins GaS To Talk Responding To Crises & Procrastination

Times of crisis can be taxing in so many ways.

Not only are there the people that are directly impacted, but there are also the families of those victims and the communities that were devastated.

A recent study has shown, though, that it is in these moments of crisis that people naturally reach out to each other.

This natural response has a variety of benefits.

It helps us establish control of a situation, it allows us to come together and support each other, and it helps us figure out the meaning of the event.

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Why do we procrastinate?

The answer really is quite simple.  We procrastinate because it makes us feel free.  If we aren't bound by the constraints of having to complete the action, then the pressure leaves and the anxiety diminishes.

There's a problem, though.

It just isn't that simple.

Yes, you may feel free in the moment, but that doesn't explain the true root of the procrastination.

Your procrastination may be rooted in your own resentment for authority, you feeling like you're a victim, doubts in yourself, or perfectionism.

Luckily, if you want to work on your procrastination, there is a way, and it is based in identifying your root, combating rationalizations, and eliminating negative thinking.

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