How to Avoid Procrastination

Life skills20 minsFREE

Key takeaways
Why we procrastinate.
How to identify when it’s becoming problematic.
Learning three useful techniques for avoiding procrastination.
Rosie DriffillHost: Rosie is a freelance writer, language teacher and psychotherapist based in Harrogate, North Yorkshire. She has over 6 years’ experience of teaching English and Italian, and has written features on language, mental health and sustainable travel for the Guardian, Wanderlust, Dalesman and Therapy Today. Her memoir Suddenly, While Living - a book that focuses on health and recovery - will be published by Valley Press in January. You can find out more about Rosie at

We are all guilty of procrastinating from time to time, but, procrastination can really start to impact your schoolwork if you don't know to work on it. In this class, students will gain a better understanding of the psychology behind procrastination, as well as some simple self-motivation techniques for combating it. This class is really useful for students who could benefit from some guidance on how to focus and make the most out of their lessons.

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Safeguarding reminder:The safety of your child is of the utmost importance. All of our classes are pre-recorded to remove any concerns around live participation. For reruns of our past live classes, students' webcams and microphones were disabled and only the chat history, if participation was requested, is visible.

Suitable for:

This class is suitable for students of all ages and the techniques learned can be applied to every subject at school and all areas of life. 

Class requirements:

Students will require a laptop with internet connection to view the class. A pen and notepad will also be required during the lesson.

What to expect:
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