Procrastination � a learner�s enemy

It is that time of the year when most people are already planning for their end of year work related activities as well as end of year holidays. For learners, preparing for end of year examination can be a nightmare, especially if it was left for the eleventh hour. We are living in an era where procrastination is increasingly becoming a serious problem.

What is procrastination?

Van Eerde in Neal (2009) defines procrastination as delaying of a task that was originally planned, despite expecting the negative consequences associated with the delay. Procrastination describes a situation whereby there is nothing preventing us from acting in a timely manner, except our own voluntary choices that we know will not maximise our holistic wellbeing.

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