People typically associate procrastination with a lack of self-control.
But it’s possible that chronic or extreme procrastination is a symptom of one or more of the following:
- Fear of failure. You might have low self-esteem that keeps you from going after what you really want.
- Irrational beliefs. For instance, if you believe you don’t deserve success, you might avoid doing anything that could possibly lead to your success.
- Learned helplessness. This is a state of mind in which a person believes that nothing they do matters, so they opt to do nothing.
- Perfectionism: If you are a perfectionist, you might not think anything you do is good enough. That mindset could be why you’re unconsciously choosing not to do anything.
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Sources: VeryWell Mind