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The Tomorrow Trap: Unlocking the Secrets of the Procrastination-Protection Syndrome

Karen E. Peterson

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ISBN 10: 1558744177 / ISBN 13: 9781558744172
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Title: The Tomorrow Trap: Unlocking the Secrets of ...

Publisher: HCI

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The Procrastination-Protection Syndrome explains why we:

  • know the basic principles of time management but can't bring ourselves to use them
  • often procrastinate on tasks that require solitude
  • avoid making decisions that are extremely important
  • often engage in compulsive eating, smoking, excessive consumption of caffeine, or other meaningless activities
  • feel like workaholics but never seem to finish anything
  • don't fee that we are fulfilling our destinies
  • avoid the use of the right side of the brain, which holds the key to ending procrastination

    Borrowing equally from her own story of recovery from procrastination, composite clinical case examples, psychological research, and interviews with highly productive individuals such as Dr. Bernie Siegel, Dr. Peterson offers a way out of the tomorrow trap so that we can finally take charge of our lives, savor success and embrace our essential destinies.



  • About the Author:

    Karen E. Peterson, Ph.D., is a psychologist in private practice, humor and stress-management consultant, and international public speaker. A former college writing instructor, she has conducted research on 20 years of public-speaking experience, she has presented general and keynote sessions for various corporate, community, university and professional audiences. In promoting her message of using humor and avoiding procrastination in order to maintain a healthy balance in life, Dr. Peterson tries to practice what she preaches by always remembering to "bargain in good faith with destiny."

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