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OVERCOMING PROCRASTINATION: BOOK REVIEW OF “PROCRASTINATION: WHY YOU DO IT, WHAT TO DO ABOUT IT NOW” BY JANE B. BURKA AND LENORA M. YUEN
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OVERCOMING PROCRASTINATION: BOOK REVIEW OF “PROCRASTINATION: WHY YOU DO IT, WHAT TO DO ABOUT IT NOW” BY JANE B. BURKA AND LENORA M. YUEN

Having a complete self-awareness is a rare phenomenon. We are not fully conscious of things nor do we always have the clarity of reasons behind self-behaviour. We subscribe to an idea or a way of thinking and then cling on to it as if our life depended on it. Dogma enters our life as a habit or a belief. But we are usually unaware that we are being dogmatic. We become dogmatic to avoid change. Our insouciant behaviour keeps us safe in our comfort zones so that we never feel the need for introspection. Unbeknown to us, we fear introspection. We live in denial with a natural inclination toward dogma. Eventually, our denial and fear begin to change our behaviours slowly. Ultimately, fear leads us towards procrastination. For some of us, these fears were instilled during childhood. We never l...