Procrastination Essay

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Bill Watterson once said it best; “You can't just turn on creativity like a faucet. You have to be in the right mood. What mood is that? Last-minute panic.” Imagine this: you walk into class today, into your first period English class and you have to hide in the corner so you don't get screamed at for not having your homework done. I know that this has happened to NEARLY every single one of us. Don't you dare try "I forgot it at home” or "my printer wasn't working", ‘I had no Internet”. Come on we ALL KNOW THE TRUTH: you gave into the "ULTIMATE FORCE", the underlying power that will make or break your day tomorrow: PROCRASTINATION. And I think, that I should personally run for "Queen of Procrastination". You see, the Webster Dictionary defines the word procrastinate as: to be slow or late about doing something that should be done; to delay doing something until a later time because you don’t want to do it; because you are lazy etc. Ladies and gentlemen, despite my better judgment, I would like to begin today with a confession. I am a procrastinator. I procrastinate on almost all of my school assignments and assigned tasks. In fact, I even waited until the last minute to write this speech. I am here however to convince you that this is not necessarily a negative thing. In fact, procrastination is a very common habit among students and people in general, and, for those people who do not procrastinate; it often has some positive effects. I believe that procrastination has, sad to say, developed a negative connotation over the years. Too often it’s associated with stereotypical slackers, who are too lazy to do the work before the last minute. This of course is not true and this association personally bothers me because I am not a slacker. Those who procrastinate like me have just chosen to go about life in a different method that is more

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