Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “The Procrastinator's Digest” as Want to Read:
The Procrastinator's Digest
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating

The Procrastinator's Digest

3.89 of 5 stars 3.89  ·  rating details  ·  44 ratings  ·  4 reviews
The Procrastinator's Digest is a short and practical book. The focus is on understanding why and how we sabotage our own best intentions with needless delay, and how we can reduce this procrastination in our lives. Based on psychological research, and supplemented with short stories and comics to help make the content memorable, the digest format of the book provides a con ...more
Kindle Edition
Published (first published June 26th 2010)
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about The Procrastinator's Digest, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about The Procrastinator's Digest

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 116)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
Found this book very useful. Not a long read at all so it should be manageable for basically anyone. Some complained about difficult concepts or difficult terms but I couldn't find any examples of either (I took 1 psychology class in college so I don't have a particularly strong background in the field or anything). I would have liked the book to be longer or more in depth in places but he explicitly states it was not his goal to write a long book (he also points to more resources at the very en ...more
Gail Gauthier
This is a marvelous book. It's very clearly written and organized. The author works from research, not his personal experience or opinion, which I sometimes find in books of this nature.

Pychyl is a Canadian professor and columnist for Psychology Today. He states that procrastination isn't simply a time management issue, which is how I've seen it addressed by others. It's a problem related to "self-regulation," similar to problems with eating, drinking, and dealing with money. Looking to time man
Avijit Faujdar
Seriously a no non-sense guide to tackle the problem of "Procrastination". The best part of the book is that it is so concise and directly hits to the core of the problem. Though every chapter has "Strategies for Change", which are practical insights but at places the book becomes too theoretical (that's the reason I am giving 4 stars). Last chapter on technology and procrastination is like an icing on the cake. Overall I'll suggest this book to anyone who is serious in beating procrastination.
Jon Lostroscio
The absolute best guide to overcoming procrastination.
Raph marked it as to-read
Nov 02, 2014
Carl Amouzou
Carl Amouzou marked it as to-read
Oct 30, 2014
Nargiz marked it as to-read
Oct 27, 2014
Engin Onuk
Engin Onuk marked it as to-read
Oct 18, 2014
Carilu marked it as to-read
Nov 09, 2014
Sweth added it
Oct 05, 2014
Erin is currently reading it
Aug 11, 2014
Evan marked it as to-read
Aug 02, 2014
Paul marked it as to-read
Jul 25, 2014
George marked it as to-read
Jul 25, 2014
Brittney marked it as to-read
Jul 20, 2014
Ashley marked it as to-read
Jul 17, 2014
Parastoo Samiei
Parastoo Samiei marked it as to-read
Jul 17, 2014
Jean Pierre
Jean Pierre marked it as to-read
Jul 13, 2014
Paul added it
Jun 11, 2014
« previous 1 3 4 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
Solving the Procrastination Puzzle: A Concise Guide to Strategies for Change Counseling the Procrastinator in Academic Settings

Share This Book