Best Ted Talk: How To Beat Procrastination With The Panic Monster

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First of all, I want to curse the monkey. But lets be honest. How could anyway stay mad at a cute little monkey?
Especially one that brings fun and good cheer.
So really, the problem is that damn panic monster. If we can find a way to just get rid of him completely, and all the responsibilites he is trying to force us to take, then all will be right in the world again.
KILL THE MONSTER!!! Who’s with me?

Why Procrastinators Procrastinate

waitbutwhy.comWho would have thought that after decades of struggle with procrastination, the dictionary, of all places, would hold the solution. I would do those the night before, until I realized I could just do them through the night, and I did that until I realized I could actually start them in the early morning on the day they were due. This behavior reached caricature levels when I was unable to start writing my 90-page senior thesis until 72 hours before it was due, an experience that ended with me in the campus doctor’s office learning that lack of blood sugar was the reason my hands had gone numb and curled up against my will. Via


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