Procrastination Linked to Poor Mental & Physical Health

Are you a procrastinator? A procrastinator is defined as “a person who habitually puts off doing things.”

Procrastination has been linked to increased anxiety, stress, pain, unhealthier lifestyles, and delays in seeking assistance for general health problems. Clinical trials have shown that cognitive behavioral therapy is effective at reducing procrastination. Like the video so far, Subscribe and Follow us. 3 things cognitive behavioral therapy does to help overcome procrastination include:

1. Breaking up long-term goals into short-term goals,

2. Managing distractions (i.e. turning off cell phones),

3. Staying focused on a task regardless of negative emotions.