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8 Signs you’re a Procrastinator

By:Himanshu Sharma, Onlymyhealth Editorial Team,Date:Aug 19, 2014
'You have never paid your bills on time', 'you’re never on time for social gathering', etc. If this is exactly you, you are a procrastinator.
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    Are you a Procrastinator?

    You have never paid your bills on time, you’ve never got the concert tickets before they ran out of sale, you’re never been on time for social gatherings, you miss the doctor’s appointments because can never start on time from home or you always end up looking into your fridge with nothing inside it because you never stocked it up. If you do all these things, you’re a procrastinator. And here are further more signs of procrastination. (Image source:Gettyimages)

    Are you a Procrastinator?
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    Living Deadline to Deadline

    It is good thing to not hurry and take it slow. However, it’s different altogether when you wait until the very last minute. Whenever procrastinators face a deadline, they react only at the last minute. (Image source:Gettyimages)

    Living Deadline to Deadline
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    Never Finish on Time

    Irrespective of the importance of the tasks, delaying finishing things up is a mark of a genius procrastinator. This is not an issue of time management, but chronic procrastination. (Image source:Gettyimages)

    Never Finish on Time
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    Have a Tough Time to Get Started

    If you are one of those who find it difficult to get started with things (particularly with things that you don't enjoy doing), it is one of the signs of procrastination. Even if they get started, they lose interest and end up not finishing the task (Image source:Gettyimages)

    Have a Tough Time to Get Started
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    Always have an Excuse

    “It can wait another day”, “let me finish this first” or “I have to do more research before taking this up” is plain procrastination. You will always have an excuse to wait and do the important thing you should be doing on priority later when it is not of any use. (Image source:Gettyimages)

    Always have an Excuse
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    Postponing Date or Time

    Holding off from doing something can be okay, but you’re a procrastinator if you do it repeatedly. You make plans, postpone them and always find yourself making plans for a later date. (Image source:Gettyimages)

    Postponing Date or Time
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    Not finding the “Right” Moment

    Procrastinators wait all day for the ‘right’ moment and sometimes spend the entire day waiting. They’ll always tell you that they are not able to find the right moment because the ambiance is not right or there are distractions. (Image source:Gettyimages)

    Not finding the “Right” Moment
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    Scrolling all Day for Updates

    Even at night when nobody is going to share a ground-breaking status, a procrastinator scrolls up and down for Facebook updates. Procrastinators are never disconnected from the world, whether at work or when doing something important. (Image source:Gettyimages)

    Scrolling all Day for Updates
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    Distractions are Everyhere

    Do you find yourself surfing the web or flipping through channels while working on something important? If yes, you may be a procrastinator. (Image source:Gettyimages)

    Distractions are Everyhere
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