Article Title: 4 Reasons Why Teens Can’t Stop Procrastinating
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.
Words to Learn from this article:
Procrastination – the action of delaying or postponing something
Optimistic- hopeful and confident about the future, positive
Malady- a serious problem
Elusive- difficult to catch/find
Sabotaging- deliberately destroy or damaging
Feign- pretend to be affected by
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