Procrastination is not typically a function of laziness, apathy or work ethic as it is often regarded to be. It’s a neurotic self-defense behavior that develops to protect a person’s sense of self-worth.

You see, procrastinators tend to be people who have, for whatever reason, developed to perceive an unusually strong association between their performance and their value as a person. This makes failure or criticism disproportionately painful, which leads naturally to hesitancy when it comes to the prospect of doing anything that reflects their ability — which is pretty much everything…

Because it is rewarding on the short term, procrastination eventually takes on the form of an addiction to the temporary relief from these deep-rooted fears. Procrastinators get an extremely gratifying “hit” whenever they decide to let themselves off the hook for the rest of the day, only to wake up to a more tightly squeezed day with even less confidence.

Once a pattern of procrastination is established, it can be perpetuated for reasons other than the fear of failure. For example, if you know you have a track record of taking weeks to finally do something that might only take two hours if you weren’t averse to it, you begin to see every non-simple task as a potentially endless struggle. So a modest list of 10-12 medium-complexity to-do’s might represent to you an insurmountable amount of work, so it feels hopeless just to start one little part of one task. This hones a hair-trigger overwhelm response, and life gets really difficult really easily.

http://www.raptitude.com/2011/05/procrastination-is-not-laziness/ (via codenamecesare)

Gotta reblog this again cause it’s painfully relevant to my life

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artmonia:

Illustrations by Melissa van der Paardt

koranona:

Jiz, christmas is coming…

shebelongsinthetardis:

mriloveyourhat:

superciliousassbutt:

m-i-s-e-r-e-r-e:

superciliousassbutt:

m-i-s-e-r-e-r-e:

detectiveincamelot:

m-i-s-e-r-e-r-e:

morgrana:

but what do americans call biscuits

Wait what are British biscuits? these are american biscuits. 

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WHAT THE FUCK ARE THEY?!

They are American biscuits. 

…That is not a biscuit. 

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These. These are biscuits. 

Those are cookies. 

These are cookies:

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Everything else is a biscuit. 

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Except these

Those are fucking scones.

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smilingemoticon:

thelizardgamer:

The latest rumors surrounding the Xbox One are that the demos that Microsoft allowed people to play on at E3 were not running on an Xbox One, but instead running on high-end PCs with Titan graphics cards.


If this is the case, they were running the games on a system that is around 3x faster than the Xbox One.

These rumors are backed up by images that clearly show a high-end desktop under the displays of the Xbox One stands at E3.

people have actually sat down on their chair, went to a gaming website, searched for the xbox one, clicked the pre-order button, paid $500, and are actually waiting for it

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kit-tastrophe:

Major chills! And i may have almost cried. But this arrangement is SO amazing!

The Hobbit - Misty Mountains Orchestral Cover

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cronusminaj:

if this post gets 200 000 notes my mom said i could S E L L  M Y  S O U L  T O  S A T A N reblog pls<3

Team effort guys. Come on, we can do it

 

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Oxford University students on why we need feminism

This needs to be reblogged even more, there’s too many of these floating around quoting bullshit, the well thought-out ones deserve more exposure.

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