The Formulation Station: A Psychology Podcast

Procrastination... We’ll think of a good title later

March 20, 2022 The Formulation Station Episode 18
The Formulation Station: A Psychology Podcast
Procrastination... We’ll think of a good title later
Show Notes

Welcome to The Formulation Station: A Psychology Podcast with your co-hosts, Dr. Aimee Maxwell and Jessica Graham!  On today’s episode, we discuss all things procrastination, including

·       What is procrastination?

·       How can procrastination show up?        

·       The impact of deadlines versus no deadlines

·        Perceived negative outcome

·        Avoidance of things that you feel may put you at risk of failure 

·       High cognitive demand tasks versus low dopamine reward 

·       Pros and cons of procrastination 

·       Setting a plan to gradually challenge beliefs that drive procrastination and to tackle the tasks you are procrastinating

Jess and Aimee  also share their Psychcesses and Human Moments this week. There is no Therapy Corner on today’s episode, but if you have a question that you want answered during our Therapy Corner segment, DM us on Instagram @theformulationstationpodcast or email us at theformulationstation@gmail.com

Here are also links to the self-help resources for procrastination: 

·       https://www.cci.health.wa.gov.au/Resources/Looking-After-Yourself/Procrastination

·       A funny, informative, light-hearted Ted Talk on how procrastination works: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=arj7oStGLkU&t=626s

·       Here is also a link to the video by Dr Sia that we discussed in the episode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HXsMfib-Suw 

If the content discussed in today’s episode triggered anything for you, please reach out to one of the below organisations:

·       Lifeline 24/7 – 13 11 14 

·       Suicide Callback Service - 1300 659 467

·       Butterfly Foundation 8am-Midnight - (for individuals with eating disorders) 1800 334 673

·       Beyond Blue - 1300 22 4636

·       DV Connect Womensline - 1800 811 811

·       DV Connect Mensline - 1800 600 636

·       Mensline Australia - 1300 78 99 78

·       Alcohol & Drug Service - 1800 177 833

·       Anxiety Resource Centre Vic (Nation Wide) - 1300 269 438