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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Self-efficacy, Autonomous motivation and procrastination

This is a post by PsychologyToday and the link to the original article is here. The bulk of the research on procrastination has been conducted on undergraduate students. This isn’t surprising, as most psychological research has been conducted on this captive group of willing volunteers who often earn grade-raising credit for their participation. However, as …

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