THIS WAS ONE OF MY mother’s favourite sayings when I was a child. She had a whole repertoire of helpful clichés. Quite whether this particular homily from Edward Young was rhetorical, or she was directing her sageness at me, I can’t remember. But it was a phrase that clearly stuck in my mind. And although I hate to admit it, I’m certainly a procrastinator now. Even more worrying, I seem to have become even more intimately acquainted with the ‘P’ word as I’ve got older.
So, in an attempt to explore, and gently knock my deferral habit on the head once and for all (maybe a childhood fall from a horse is where it did, in fact, all go terribly wrong) here are my thoughts and findings on the whole Procrastination Phenomenon… Continue reading