Essay on Procrastination Can Affect You On The Long Run

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I. Intro
A. ATTENTION GETTER-(Walk out of class and come back in with phone ,then set it down and pick up the papers) Oh my god, I forgot I had homework! (Sets it back down) Well I’ll do it tomorrow! ( Turns off lights and writes on chalkboard,” 7 days later…” and walks to grab paper) When is this due? Oh crap, this is due tomorrow! (Sets papers back down). This is known as procrastination, the Webster dictionary defines procrastination as to put something off till the last minute. In fact it has been proven that 25% of people are chronic procrastinators, that do it constantly while there are others who do it every now and then.(University of Buffalo,1)
B. CREDIBILITY: I myself am a procrastinator and I decided to do some research on it and with hours of research, I can say it is a problem many face.
C. THESIS: Procrastination can affect you on the long run.
D. PREVIEW MAIN POINTS: Today I will explain:
i. The problems procrastinations causes, ii. Why people procrastinate and iii. How to avoid procrastination.
TRANSITION- There are many of us who procrastinate on a on a daily basis or Raise your hand if you procrastinated while doing the speech outline? I know for sure I did!
II.MAINPOINT 1- Procrastination is not good for us.
A. Florida State research has proven that procrastinators have higher stress and more illnesses, than those who don’t procrastinate. This can lead students to have mental health issues and affects their well-being. (Novotney, 1)
B. Studies have…

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