Procrastination conceptually refers to putting off things to do later. Procrastination is achieved when:
- The delayed task is of more importance than its substituted task.
- The substituted task is more pleasurable than the designated task.
- The rewards of the substituted task are immediate.
Procrastination provides bliss, if only, for a short period. I, being a chronic procrastinator, can vouch for that.
Self-love is an approach wherein you take care of your emotional, mental, and physical well-being. Soaking in the sun, dancing, drinking wine, taking a long hot bath, and living in the moment, in general, are all indicative of self-love. After all, the term itself refers to loving or caring for self.
“We have to dare to be ourselves, however frightening or strange that self may prove to be.” — May Sarton
We as humans are curious creatures. We explore, invent, discover, and compose. But when it comes to knowing ourselves we are unfortunately lagging.
There are different expressions you might have come across in your readings about self-growth.