Be aware of your particular method(s) of procrastination. Are there any patterns you can recognize? Take out a piece of paper (or open a word processing document), and list your procrastination “tools”: the things you do or use that keep you from being as productive as you could.
Dealing with Stress
What causes the most stress in your life? On another sheet of paper, list stress factors and ways you cope with them. Remember: MSU offers free counseling to students. The MSU Counseling Center is located at 207 Student Services Building. Phone: 517-355-8270.
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