Time Management Procrastination and ways to overcome it.

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<ul><li><p>Time ManagementProcrastination and ways to overcome it</p></li><li><p>Procrastinationto put off intentionally the doing of something that should be doneCan lead to guilt, inadequacy, depression &amp; self-doubt</p></li><li><p>How many of these conditions affect you?I sometimes feel sick from the physical and psychological stress of putting off work that I know needs to be doneI sometimes feel depressed and not in control, having lost self-confidence and self-esteem because of my procrastinating behaviourSometimes I feel paralysed and unable to act and to make decisionsI feel that I have lost the respect of others because of my procrastinating behaviour</p></li><li><p>Conditions continued..The quality of may academic work is less than what I know I can doI have had serious conflicts in my relationships because of my procrastinationMy procrastination has created an obstacle to the achievement of my significant personal goals</p></li><li><p>Why procrastinate?But I dont know howThis stuff is just plain boringI dont feel like doing itBut what if I cant cut it?How can I top this?You cant make me</p></li><li><p>What to do? coping strategiesWhy is procrastination a problem for me?What area of my life is most negatively affected by procrastination?What seems to be the underlying cause of my procrastination?Am I willing to make some changes in my life and my thinking?</p></li><li><p>What to do to reduce my procrastination?Manage timeWeekly scheduleCalendarto do listSet goals and follow your planFind support for your effortsCreate a reward systemRecognise and refute irrational beliefs</p></li><li><p>How well do you manage your own time?Complete the exercise.What score did you get?How do you think you can improve on this?Fill in the estimated and actual time sheets for your tutorial and be prepared to discuss discrepancies with the rest of the group.</p></li></ul>