Effects of Procrastination on Relationships, academics and in workplace

Procrastination is a habit of postponement of things to be done in time. Many people have it to certain extent. However, this could sometimes lead to problems and even failures in life. Many successful people in business or administration have found that their ability to overcome procrastination is the main part of their success.

Effects of procrastination and consequences

Effects on Relationships

In a relationship be it with family members, friendship or professional based, one should avoid procrastination. Because, there are chances that others would expect us to do something and if we delay, we tend break their heart. There may be chances that they get hurt and try to minimize relationship with you. So to keep smooth relationships, avoid procrastination.

Procrastination effects family life in many ways and sometimes even the entire family could be in trouble. The major issues would be in terms of

a) getting married

b) Having children.

c) loss of health etc.

In a family one is advised to get married at the right age. Then if it does not happen, it leads to various problems which could sometimes be harmful to the entire family itself.

Some married couple try to postpone the process of having children. This is sometimes done for sake of comfort but it could also lead to chances of lack of children. So, it is sometimes good to have children at right time after marriage.

Health is an important aspect which is a concern for every family. If someone is not healthy, then other family members would try to take the patient to a doctor at the earliest. In case the family delays it out of procrastination, then a heavy price in the form death in the family could be waiting.

On Students in academics

Effects of Procrastination on academic performance

Getting educated at right time helps one to lead a better life. If one delays to join college or complete their course in right time, then completing it latter would have minimal benefits when compared to those who did at the right time.

Also, one can study well during his young age than in his old age. You can clear toughest subject before 30 but after that you will tend feel lack of strength and will power to do so.

So, one should be careful to avoid procrastination in education if he wish to have a better career.

In the workplace and career

One should have discipline and also lack the habit of procrastination to be recognized in a workplace.

If you are working in a job, you must be careful of your  procrastination habits. Sometimes you might skip assignments in a bid to do it latter. This can earn you negative remarks from your superiors.

Also, if you wish to change your company of work, it should be done at right time. This can enhances the chances of better pay and position at work. If you delay, then there are chances of you getting lagged behind in career growth and income perks.

On Health

One should not show procrastination with regard to health problems. When the symptoms of pain or other issues appear, one should better consult a doctor immediately than delaying it. If it delayed, sometimes the situation can go out of hand that it become difficult to treat or cure the health problem.

Environment plastic

This point applies specifically to the governments and the society as whole. If the plastic and other sorts of pollution are not checked in time, there would be no possible ways to correct it again. So, it is important to take of the environment and avoid polluting it before it gets too late.

Procrastination is mostly due to laziness which is a hard habit to overcome by humans. But to be successful in life in every aspect, it is good to avoid procrastination. By this you will be doing favor to yourself, your life and family.

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