Article Title: 4 Reasons Why Teens Can’t Stop Procrastinating


Article Summary

This article focuses on the most prevalent attitude of the teens and adolescents – Procrastination. The writer explains why people procrastinate and gives the underlying causes of

it. The writer lists ‘anger’, ‘playing the victim’, ‘self-doubt’ and ‘perfectionism’ to be the main causes of procrastination.

The writer believes that procrastinators are liars. They lie to themselves on a regular basis about how long it will take to complete a project, and that they will have enough time to

get it done well. So, it is important to rebut rationalisations. Procrastinators have a negative attitude towards work and that needs to be challenged. He asks us to uncover the roots

to procrastination and provides us with strategies to overcome procrastination.

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Words to learn from this Article:

Procrastination: the action of delaying or postponing something
Optimistic: hopeful and confident about the future, positive
Reinforce: strengthen
Malady: a serious problem
Elusive: difficult to catch/find
Sabotaging: deliberately destroy or damaging
Feign: pretend to be affected by

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