Procrastination In Today's Life

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The majority of people always say that they want to live the moment, forget about their future for a second and just relax a little bit. However, in today’s society, we have lots of work to catch up with. From our homes to offices, daily struggles don’t seem to let us live by the motto, “carpe diem.” Nevertheless, it’s in the human nature to interpret commands as challenges, so we do the opposite of what daily struggles want us to do and we procrastinate. Procrastination is doing the most enjoyable thing at the moment and delaying the less attractive ones to another time. Let’s say you have homework to do for tomorrow but also HBO didn’t show you what happened to Daenerys Targaryen at the last episode of Game of Thrones so you are crawling…show more content…
Exams, job applications, mortgage approvals, marriage consents and much more have outcomes that may or may not disturb us; however, a much more disturbing thing is not having any knowledge about them! The obscurity about outcomes gives us stress, depression, and anxiety, and that is the reason why people putt off impediment responsibilities. You have to cut it off before it starts to grow, right? That’s exactly what people think about their responsibilities. They delay what could eventually get on their nerves, make their heads hurt because of overthinking and exhaust them. Procrastination seems like a nice way to relax sometimes to them but they are actually running away from responsibilities which will eventually threaten their “relaxed” way of living. “Carpe diem” doesn’t stand for it, does…show more content…
For how long have you been procrastinating? Did you ever really think about the time you have lost? Do you ever feel like you are the same person you were a year ago? It’s not hard to imagine the time you have lost with procrastinating. Let’s say you only spend an hour per day for procrastinating. Multiple it by three hundred and sixty-five and what did you calculate now? Twelve days missing from your life! In twelve days you could travel to four different capitals, go on a vacation, read more than six books, volunteer in a charity work and help people in need, take classes, learn four languages given the fact that apps like Duolingo need you to study 3 days to comprehend completely, and even you could bump into the love of your life. But what did you do? Did you watch Keeping up with the Kardashians? Oh, how is Kim doing
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