The real reasons you procrastinate — and how to stop
If you think of procrastination as a mysterious force keeping you away from doing urgent tasks, this is for you. "Have you ever sat down to complete an important task — and then suddenly discovered you were up loading the dishwasher or engrossed in the Wikipedia entry about Chernobyl?" If you fit that description, you're likely to be a procrastinator. Luckily, The Washington Post reporter Ana Swanson explores in this reason how the brains of a procrastinator work, and what tricks could help to change it.
From The Washington Post