We all push undesirable tasks, unwittingly or not, into the future. It’s how our minds protect themselves, particularly in stressful situations, and make life easier for the moment – it isn’t an immediate threat; it’s a problem for another day.These optimistic predictions, or rationalizations, sometimes work out.
It is possible that you can do that task or project tomorrow. The seeds of possibility are there. But the odds of getting to the task as promised aren’t so good, especially for people with ADHD, who are more likely to struggle with procrastination and time management.But before we can overcome procrastination, we must first identify the common pretexts and justifications that actually interfere with getting things done.Read more on additudemag.com