A Procrastinator’s Vicious Cycle

Apart from laziness, fear of not being liked or respected is a major reason for procrastination. But, why are only some people are more driven by this fear? Fear of not being liked or respected <-- caused by---- 1.  procrastinator thinks that others think that he or she should know 2. procrastinator thinks that what he …

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The Vicious Cycle of Self-esteem and Self-discipline

This is a snippet from an article in Psychology Today. It may be true that we can do almost anything we set our mind to. But if our mind is our worst enemy, we simply may not be able to believe this otherwise inspiring (and motivating!) maxim. That is, whatever anxieties we may have about …

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Why you need discipline and why procrastinators are not disciplined?

You don't know what you don't know. When you are planning, you may assume you know everything that is going to happen. No, you don't. A procrastinator makes this assumption and delays the task. But, he always faces new kinds of delays and problems and hence cannot meet the deadline. You don't know what you …

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What to do about low self-esteem?

This is an article from Psychology Today and the link to the original post is here. A woman responded anonymously to my most recent blog post by saying, “…I really have nothing to offer. I can’t see why anyone would want to marry me.” Then she goes on to add, “I’ve been treated like a …

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