Yes! But it takes time, effort, and self-awareness.
First, it's important to understand why you procrastinate. People procrastinate for all sorts of reasons -- a feeling of being overwhelmed, boredom, and habit are some of the main reasons for many students. But each reason for procrastinating may require a different approach to reducing procrastination. See Understanding Procrastination to identify why you procrastinate, and in what contexts.
Sometimes motivation is really the issue, not procrastination. We have some ideas to help you stay motivated, especially when you're learning online, in Motivation for Online Learning. We also have strategies for improving your concentration and dealing with distractions in 7 Steps to Better Concentration and 7 Strategies to Manage Distractions.
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One of the most common reasons why people procrastinate is because they feel overwhelmed. When you have a big assignment to complete or when you don't even know how to get started, you may find it easier to procrastinate. So, what can you do about it?
The best thing to do is to start small, by breaking down that overwhelming task or assignment into small pieces.
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