Procrastination… It was never so bad until I discovered the world of Facebook. I’m constantly looking out for friend requests & checking everyone’s status updates. I know I’m not alone, since Internet use for nonacademic purposes (including online gaming) was touted one of the top 3 reasons for academic difficulty among UBC students (2008 National College Health Assessment Survey – let me know if you want to know more).
Procrastination is not an easy thing to overcome, but LEAP has a really good Procrastination Toolkit. You might as well make good use of the time you’re procrastinating, so you can BETTER use your time when the temptation of procrastination calls again.
In an effort to maximize MY time before and during exams, I’m putting myself on a low-Facebook diet. I’m challenging myself to only log on to my Facebook account once a day for the next three weeks (for a maximum of 30 minutess). Maybe I’ll eventually build up the courage to inactivate my account. Maybe…
I’ll keep you posted with any of my Facebook withdrawal symptoms, and in the meantime, I want to know what your procrastination go-to is, and what’ll you do about it?