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‘There is hope’: expert writes guide to tackling procrastination

By Mark Brown

04 Aug 2022 · 3 min read

Editor's Note

Would you call yourself a procrastinator? If your answer is yes, then you should dive into this article and discover why people procrastinate and why it is such a big issue.

Have you thought about tackling your procrastination but, you know … dog videos, shopping lists, catching up on Twitter, the last-ever episode of Neighbours with Mike and “plain Jane superbrain”, apparently.

A Durham University professor and world-leading authority on procrastination is bidding to help. Fuschia Sirois has, over two decades of studying procrastination, heard so many heartbreaking stories that she is now publishing a research-based self-help guide offering insights and practical strategies to deal with it.

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