SMU’s Counseling and Testing Services recently presented a brown-bag program for students and faculty about procrastination. With the end of the semester nearing, attendees were able to learn about why people put off their work, including anxiety, depression, perfectionism and lack of motivation. (Learn more about these causes at www.smu.edu/healthcenter/counseling/)
Here are tips on beating procrastination to the punch:
Break down tasks
Ask for help
Learn to say NO
Source: Glen Pfenninger, M.S.
SMU Counseling and Testing Services
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