As many as 1 in 5 adults may be chronic procrastinators. This infographic gives some pretty good tips for procrastination. Some I've heard before, others I had never thought about before! I hope you find this helpful!
1. Know yourself
Understand how procrastination affects you, think about the habits that often cause it.
2. Practice Effective Time Management
Create estimates for completing assignments and compare accuracy of estimates across tasks
3. Change your perspective
Think about what attracted you to your assignments and look beyond the grades to what interests you.
4. Commit to assignments
List tasks that you're confident you will complete and make a point of crossing each task off your list.
5. Work in productive environments
Choose where you work and who you work with very wisely.
6. Be realistic
Set reasonable targets to measure achievement. Be patient, change won't come overnight.
7. Self-talk Positively
Notice how you talk to yourself when you are procrastinating and replace any negative talk with positive talk.
Develop a flexible schedule that only includes important tasks and keep some free time in your schedule for extracurricular activities.
9. Swiss-cheese tasks
Devote small chunks of time to a big task.
10. Don't indulge fantasies
Stop fantasizing about desired results. Instead, devise practical steps to achieve your goals.
11. Plan for obstacles
List possible obstacles for completing assignments
12. Improve learning behavior
Focus less on gratification in the present and more on learning for the future.
13. Help Yourself
Ask your roommates or family not to indulge your habit.
14. Reward progress
Create a reward system to celebrate successful tasks.
15. Learn to forgive yourself
If you slip up, don't be too hard on yourself.