Based on their highly acclaimed and groundbreaking Procrastination Workshops and drawn from a wealth of shared counseling experience, psychologists Jane. Based on years of counseling, psychologists Jane B. Burka and Lenora M. Yuen offer a probing, sensitive, and sometimes humorous look at the problem that. Read “Procrastination Why You Do It, What to Do About It Now” by Jane B. Burka with Rakuten Kobo. Offers a practical, tested program to overcome.

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After dropping to a non-honors English class I was a bit disheartened, having always considered English one of my strongest subjects. And thank you, as always, for commenting and sharing. It’s probably been one of the most influential books in my life. The why part is fascinating, especially when you expand beyond your own procrastination and start applying it to other people in your life, especially co-workers.

Then I found this book, and it became procrastniation even more difficult task. Thanks for telling us about the problem. This is often the case with adolescent children. User Review – Flag as inappropriate It will be a classic. You are solely responsible for your use or reliance on such information and any foreseeable or unforeseeable consequences arising out of such use or reliance.

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If you watched Tim Urbans TED Talk about procrastination and still thinking about your “instant gratification monkey” and your “panic monster” you should read this book without a doubt. Can anything be done about this? Burka Snippet view – She puts off communicating with her teamis late returning emails, and she even forgot to attend an important meeting. Rather you make a checklist out of the index and main headings until you figure out the slothful, bruised, anxious animal that hides inside of you.


Anxiety sure can suck, and this one slices my wounded psyche up into little pieces and lays them out in bullet points; the “Cycle of Procrastination” bit was enough to put a pit into my stomach from sheer in-the-moment recollection. May 22, Agnes rated it it was ok Shelves: How to Overcome Procrastination.

I’m going to review this right now! Time runs out for everyone, but it does so far more quickly for procrastinators. Part Two – Overcoming Procrastination I found this part to be short and sweet, compared to the first part, although there was a section that didn’t translate well to jans format IMO.

I’ve always been a procrastinator, but after college it got to a whole new level of procrastination. To ask other readers questions about Procrastinationplease sign up. There are more inspiring arguments janee the book than I can list here.

Procrastination: Why You Do It, What To Do About It by Jane B. Burka

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Return to Book Page. This is often the case with adolesce Finally got around to reading this volume! Switch to Accessible Site. The review must be at least 50 characters long. Wise, effective, and easy to use, this new edition shows why for 25 years Procrastination has been an immediate must-have for anyone who puts things off until tomorrow.


Procrastination comes between ability and performance by deg The book consists of two parts: But then high school happened.

Procrastination: Why You Do It, What To Do About It

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Books by Jane B. I struggled to finish my dissertation at Columbia University and then created Procrastination Groups for students at U. How to Build Self-Discipline. I particularly liked the discussion of how some procrastinators have jame different relationship with time than non-procrastinators – I’ve personally found that a lot of my procrastination comes not so much from a reluctance to do a task but from things like vastly und Probably one of the most comprehensive overviews of the causes of procrastination that I’ve read.

Would you like us to take another look at this review? You have no idea how not to procrastinate.

As everyone else syas, second half is a much vaguer look at working one’s way out of it. What do all of these thoughts have in common?