Tag Archives: procrastination

Fear of Starting

I’ve mentioned how I use productive procrastination as a way to avoid starting the thing I should be doing (like, my thesis), and I’ve heard from several of you that you have similar strategies. But recently I read two pieces … Continue reading

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I Know What You’re Doing This Summer

Anyone else have grand plans for completing big chunks of their thesis this summer? I will totally admit that the only thing keeping the procrastination-guilt at bay is the optimist in my head that says, “You’re just too busy right … Continue reading

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Cupcakes, Tomatoes, and Time Management

I’ve been reading a lot about time management instead of actually managing my time (you know, by like, working on my thesis?), and I’ve found this thing called the Pomodoro Technique that I wanted to share. I came across it … Continue reading

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Productive Procrastination

“Productive procrastination” is a term my family came up with…and we’re all really good at it. You have your “procrastination part,” which is defined as the delaying of an action, and then you have your “productive” part, which is producing, … Continue reading

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