Power of Habit author Charles Duhigg weighs in on Bloggingheads:
This time, a long New Yorker article reviewing The Thief of Time: Philosophical Essays on Procrastination.
This is the perplexing thing about procrastination: although it seems to involve avoiding unpleasant tasks, indulging in it generally doesn’t make people happy. In one study, sixty-five per cent of students surveyed before they started working on a term paper said they would like to avoid procrastinating: they knew both that they wouldn’t do the work on time and that the delay would make them unhappy.
I post links to potentially helpful worksheets at Therapy Worksheets. Here’s a find from there that warranted double-posting: A set of free workbooks from the Centre for Clinical Intervention, a CBT-based program in Western Australia. Available there as of today:
- Back from the Bluez – Coping with Depression
- Keeping Your Balance – Coping with Bipolar Disorder
- Shy No Longer – Coping with Social Anxiety
- Panic Stations – Coping with Panic Attacks
- What? Me Worry!?! – Mastering Anxiety
- Improving Self-Esteem
- Put Off Procrastinating!
- Assert Yourself!
- Perfectionism in Perspective
- Overcoming Disordered Eating
Worth a look.