Levin's Article, Negative Effects Of Procrastination?

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Getting it done [anecdote] It was the beginning of second semester of my senior year. I had been given the final project of the year, in which was an 8-10-page business plan. This project was due the final week of senior year, I started the month before the due date. I had an A in the class so did not think it was a big deal, therefore I spent my time going out with friends every few days. As a result, I had to turn my paper in missing half the pages required. I should have taken the time to get it done, and paid closer attention to details. I can relate to Tim Urban, in his article, Inside the mind of a master procrastinator.” Urban had a similar scenario to mine, which gave him the ability to analyze what is going on inside the mind of a…show more content…
Academic failure is an effect of procrastination. Zoe Levin in her article, “Negative Effects Of Procrastination And How To Overcome Them,” states procrastination in school causes a decrease in grades and school success. Students no longer take the time to complete assignment, resulting to them putting it off, begin to receive poor grades. Levin also states the future of the students has become a burden, therefore schoolwork has become more important affecting their future. In addition, procrastination can damage your health. Association for Psychological Science in their article, “Better Get To Work: Procrastination May Harm Heart Health,” says chronic procrastination can cause people to become more defenseless to illness. Chronic procrastination can cause a series of health problems such as headaches, digestive issues, cold and flus, and insomnia. Furthermore, people who procrastinate have been found to sleep poorly. According to Curejoy Editorial in their article, “How Does Procrastination Affect Your Health And Well Being,” states a procrastinator who consumes a low amount of rest at night, finds that it is tougher to stay awake during the day. As a result, the person tends to experience more stress, and restlessness. Eventually causing them to use medicines or harmful substances to help cope. Staying on top of tasks and health, having a balanced sleep schedule can protect you from having these certain…show more content…
Ruphel Mcmullen, a student at COD, believes people procrastinate are lazy. Mcmullen says the procrastinator is immature, not having the correct mindset to take things serious. Having fun rather than getting work done is more important at the time. In Contrast, Malak Hussein, a student at COD, believes people who procrastinate art too busy. Hussein states not having a planned out schedule makes people procrastinate putting things that may seem more important at the time ahead of what really needs to get done. My past experience of procrastinating caused me to nearly fail a class, due to letting the gratification monkey get a hold of me. Even though, Tim Urban in his article, “Inside The Mind Of A Master Procrastinator,” discusses the entities of procrastination. Unfortunately, procrastination can cause many health problems, physical and emotional. Procrastination can make a person feel a sense of self-reliance. Finally, managing tasks in order of importance allows a person to gain more control over their sleep, health, as well as their outcome of tasks. At the end of the day it is about getting it

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