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Procrastination is not typically a function of laziness, apathy or work ethic as it is often regarded to be. It’s a neurotic self-defense behavior that develops to protect a person’s sense of self-worth.

You see, procrastinators tend to be people who have, for whatever reason, developed to perceive an unusually strong association between their performance and their value as a person. This makes failure or criticism disproportionately painful, which leads naturally to hesitancy when it comes to the prospect of doing anything that reflects their ability — which is pretty much everything…

Because it is rewarding on the short term, procrastination eventually takes on the form of an addiction to the temporary relief from these deep-rooted fears. Procrastinators get an extremely gratifying “hit” whenever they decide to let themselves off the hook for the rest of the day, only to wake up to a more tightly squeezed day with even less confidence.

Once a pattern of procrastination is established, it can be perpetuated for reasons other than the fear of failure. For example, if you know you have a track record of taking weeks to finally do something that might only take two hours if you weren’t averse to it, you begin to see every non-simple task as a potentially endless struggle. So a modest list of 10-12 medium-complexity to-do’s might represent to you an insurmountable amount of work, so it feels hopeless just to start one little part of one task. This hones a hair-trigger overwhelm response, and life gets really difficult really easily.

http://www.raptitude.com/2011/05/procrastination-is-not-laziness/ (via codenamecesare)

Gotta reblog this again cause it’s painfully relevant to my life

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geek-studio:

Bookworm’s Dream Giveaway!

PRIZE:
- one black Kobo Mini eReader
- tons of books preloaded on it!

Books Included:

  • Harry Potter series - J.K. Rowling
  • Hunger Games series - Suzanne Collins
  • Percy Jackson series - Rick Riordan
  • Divergent series - Veronica Roth
  • Game of Thrones series (The Songs of Ice and Fire) George R.R. Martin
  • Narnia series - C.S. Lewis
  • Maze Runner series - James Dashner
  • Mortal Instruments series - Cassandra Clare
  • Odd Thomas series - Dean Koontz
  • Torchwood book series
  • Alex Rider series - Anthony Horowitz
  • The Fault in Our Stars - John Green
  • Paper Towns - John Green
  • Looking for Alaska - John Green
  • Heat series - Richard Castle
  • Ender’s Game Saga - Orson Scott Card
  • The Chemical Gardens trilogy - Lauren DeStefano
  • Dresden Files series - Jim Butcher
  • Howl’s Moving Castle series - Diana Wynne Jones
  • Chrestomanci series - Diana Wynne Jones
  • Fangirl - Rainbow Rowell
  • Graceling Realm series - Kristin Cashore
  • Summer Falls - Amelia Williams
  • The Angel’s Kiss: A Melody Malone Mystery
  • Storm series - Richard Castle
  • The Complete Sherlock Holmes - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  • The Lord of the Rings Trilogy - J.R.R. Tolkien
  • The Discworld series - Terry Pratchett
  • Good Omens - Terry Pratchett & Neil Gaiman
  • Neil Gaiman collection
  • The Hobbit - J.R.R. Tolkien
  • The Silmarillion - J.R.R. Tolkien
  • Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy series - Douglas Adams
  • The Hollows series - Kim Harrison
  • Sunshine - Robin McKinley
  • The Black Jewels trilogy - Anne Bishop
  • Thirteen Reasons Why - Jay Asher
  • The Mars Trilogy - Kim Stanley
  • The Sword of Truth series - Terry Goodkind
  • David Gemmel collection
  • The Perks of Being a Wallflower - Stephen Chobsky
  • Warm Bodies - Issac Marion
  • The Young Wizards series - Diane Duane
  • Stephen King Collection
  • Dangerous Women - George R.R. Martin & Gardner Dozois
  • The Wheel of Time series - Robert Jordan
  • The Mistborn Trilogy - Brandon Sanderson
  • A Series of Unfortunate Events - Lemony Snickett
  • The Cirque du Freak series - Darren Shan
  • The Demonata series - Darren Shan
  • The Ranger’s Apprentice series - John Flanagan
  • Virals Series - Kathy Reichs
  • Boy Meets Boy - David Levithan
  • Life of Pi - Yann Martel
  • Reboot - Amy Tintera
  • Vampire Queen Series - Joey Hill
  • Nature of Desire Series - Joey Hill
  • Guild Hunter Series - Nalini Singh
  • Psy Changling Series - Nalini Singh
  • Valdemar Series’ - Mercedes Lackey
  • Mercedes Lackey Collection
  • His Dark Materials Series - Philip Pullman
  • Temeraire Series - Naomi Novik
  • Safehold Series - David Weber
  • Chronicles of Vladimir Todd - Heather Brewer
  • Song of the Lioness Quartet - Tamora Pierce
  • Hollow Earth - John & Carole Barrowman
  • Chaos Walking Series - Patrick Ness
  • 1984 - George Orwell
  • Animal Farm - George Orwell
  • Matched Trilogy - Ally Condie
  • Alice in Wonderland Series - Lewis Carroll
  • Complete Works of Edgar Allan Poe
  • Night Angel Trilogy - Brent Weeks

BOOK REQUESTS ARE CLOSED! I’ll open it up for more later on but I think we have enough right now :D

RULES 
1. Reblog this post to enter. You can reblog as many times as you want!
2. Likes count.
3. Be following the Geek Studio.
4. Anyone can enter! I will ship internationally!
5. That’s it!

READ THE GIVEAWAY FAQ’S BEFORE ASKING A QUESTION! It saves both you and me some time ;)

A name will be picked at random by a generator to determine the winner. The winner will be posted on my blog and notified through their ask box.

End Date: CHANGED TO January 31st, 2014 at 10:00PM EST

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what if Gallifreyan sounds like music to us

And the DW theme is actually the Doctor’s name

HOLY FUCK

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BUT I CANT STOP IMAGINING THE DOCTOR BEING LIKE OK IM FINALLY GONNA TELL U GUYS MY NAME AND THEN HE JUST OPENS HIS MOUTH AND THE THEME SONG COMES OUT 

“I’m not really the Doctor, my real name is OOOOEEEEOOOOO”

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geek-studio:

Bookworm’s Dream Giveaway!

PRIZE:
- one black Kobo Mini eReader
- tons of books preloaded on it!

Books Included:

  • Harry Potter series - J.K. Rowling
  • Hunger Games series - Suzanne Collins
  • Percy Jackson series - Rick Riordan
  • Divergent series - Veronica Roth
  • Game of Thrones series (The Songs of Ice and Fire) George R.R. Martin
  • Narnia series - C.S. Lewis
  • Maze Runner series - James Dashner
  • Mortal Instruments series - Cassandra Clare
  • Odd Thomas series - Dean Koontz
  • Torchwood book series
  • Alex Rider series - Anthony Horowitz
  • The Fault in Our Stars - John Green
  • Paper Towns - John Green
  • Looking for Alaska - John Green
  • Heat series - Richard Castle
  • Ender’s Game Saga - Orson Scott Card
  • The Chemical Gardens trilogy - Lauren DeStefano
  • Dresden Files series - Jim Butcher
  • Howl’s Moving Castle series - Diana Wynne Jones
  • Chrestomanci series - Diana Wynne Jones
  • Fangirl - Rainbow Rowell
  • Graceling Realm series - Kristin Cashore
  • Summer Falls - Amelia Williams
  • The Angel’s Kiss: A Melody Malone Mystery
  • Storm series - Richard Castle
  • The Complete Sherlock Holmes - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  • The Lord of the Rings Trilogy - J.R.R. Tolkien
  • The Discworld series - Terry Pratchett
  • Good Omens - Terry Pratchett & Neil Gaiman
  • Neil Gaiman collection
  • The Hobbit - J.R.R. Tolkien
  • The Silmarillion - J.R.R. Tolkien
  • Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy series - Douglas Adams
  • The Hollows series - Kim Harrison
  • Sunshine - Robin McKinley
  • The Black Jewels trilogy - Anne Bishop
  • Thirteen Reasons Why - Jay Asher
  • The Mars Trilogy - Kim Stanley
  • The Sword of Truth series - Terry Goodkind
  • David Gemmel collection
  • The Perks of Being a Wallflower - Stephen Chobsky
  • Warm Bodies - Issac Marion
  • The Young Wizards series - Diane Duane
  • Stephen King Collection
  • Dangerous Women - George R.R. Martin & Gardner Dozois
  • The Wheel of Time series - Robert Jordan
  • The Mistborn Trilogy - Brandon Sanderson
  • A Series of Unfortunate Events - Lemony Snickett
  • The Cirque du Freak series - Darren Shan
  • The Demonata series - Darren Shan
  • The Ranger’s Apprentice series - John Flanagan
  • Virals Series - Kathy Reichs
  • Boy Meets Boy - David Levithan
  • Life of Pi - Yann Martel
  • Reboot - Amy Tintera
  • Vampire Queen Series - Joey Hill
  • Nature of Desire Series - Joey Hill
  • Guild Hunter Series - Nalini Singh
  • Psy Changling Series - Nalini Singh
  • Valdemar Series’ - Mercedes Lackey
  • Mercedes Lackey Collection
  • His Dark Materials Series - Philip Pullman
  • Temeraire Series - Naomi Novik
  • Safehold Series - David Weber
  • Chronicles of Vladimir Todd - Heather Brewer
  • Song of the Lioness Quartet - Tamora Pierce
  • Hollow Earth - John & Carole Barrowman
  • Chaos Walking Series - Patrick Ness
  • 1984 - George Orwell
  • Animal Farm - George Orwell
  • Matched Trilogy - Ally Condie
  • Alice in Wonderland Series - Lewis Carroll
  • Complete Works of Edgar Allan Poe
  • Night Angel Trilogy - Brent Weeks

BOOK REQUESTS ARE CLOSED! I’ll open it up for more later on but I think we have enough right now :D

RULES 
1. Reblog this post to enter. You can reblog as many times as you want!
2. Likes count.
3. Be following the Geek Studio.
4. Anyone can enter! I will ship internationally!
5. That’s it!

READ THE GIVEAWAY FAQ’S BEFORE ASKING A QUESTION! It saves both you and me some time ;)

A name will be picked at random by a generator to determine the winner. The winner will be posted on my blog and notified through their ask box.

End Date: CHANGED TO January 31st, 2014 at 10:00PM EST