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What Causes Procrastination? And What Causes It to Stop?

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“Why do we put off doing things knowing we’ll feel a lot better as soon as we tackle them?”Procrastination is an age-old problem that is amplified in people with ADHD.

From executive dysfunction to emotional regulation challenges, ADHD symptoms and traits increase the likelihood that we’ll procrastinate and put off tasks — especially ones that tax or tire or bore or overwhelm our ADHD brains.

What’s more, those same symptoms and traits create hurdles to overcoming procrastination. Strategy after strategy proves to be no match for ADHD procrastination, according to ADDitude readers.In a recent ADDitude poll, we asked nearly 1,000 attendees during Dr.

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