Procrastinate Procrastination

What is ‘to procrastinate’?

To procrastinate is to defer action; to delay; to put off till another day or time.

Generally, we delay things which require efforts just for a comforting present. In other words, it’s a chronic disease that causes us to avoid difficult tasks, for it is a perennial struggle with self-control.

Another view says that procrastination can be done in context of distractions as well, which helps us focus on the more important stuff. This signifies that procrastination is not a bad thing if done the right way!

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Embrace Discomfort

Let us first break it down:

Literal dictionary meanings (relevant to the context) –

Embrace: Acceptance of something (a belief, theory or change) willingly and enthusiastically.

Discomfort: Absence of comfort or ease; uneasiness or hardship.

 

Understanding ‘discomfort’:

Humans have a natural tendency of finding a ‘comfort zone’ – a behavioral space where there is minimum stress and risk. We look for it everywhere we go and in everything we do. We really do feel at home in that virtual space.

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