Essential Ingredients Every Master Procrastinator Knows

Tim Urban knows that procrastination doesn't make sense, but he's never been able to shake his habit of waiting until the last minute to get things done. In this hilarious and insightful talk, Urban takes us on a journey through YouTube binges, Wikipedia rabbit holes and bouts of staring out the window and encourages us to think harder about what we're really procrastinating on, before we run out of time.

As usual, TED delivers outstanding 15 minutes video of Tim Urban, the guy who perfected the art of procrastination. Why do you procrastinate? In fact, it is not you, it is instant gratification monkey that does it for you. Monkey see, monkey have. We do it all the time in our lives. We postpone and delay what needs to be done NOW. And later find ourselves with more stress and less achievements.

There is a very easy and simple way to break such a vicious cycle is to set deadlines for our tasks. That way you get reminded to stop feeding your inner monkey. Continue reading How to stay sharp and youthful when you age.