How To Stop Procrastinating

According to researcher Piers Steel, 95% of people procrastinate to some degree. It’s comforting to hear you’re not alone, but you’re probably wondering: what can I do about it? In this video are some tips on how you can understand and overcome procrastination. We’ll also mention some practical tips to stop procrastination that you’ll definitely want to hear, so make sure you stick until the end!

Here are some tips on how to stop procrastinating.

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