Tag Archives: procrastination

FMM 2 19 16 Productive Procrastination

“Imagination only comes when you privilege the subconscious, when you make delay and procrastination work for you.” ~Hilary Mantel. At work we often complain about the new generation, a set of young people who have no patience, no ability to wait for results.  As soon as they submit an assignment or complete an exam they […]

FMM 4 17 15 Looking out for Number One (Refurbished)

“Life isn’t about finding yourself, it’s about creating yourself.” ~ George Bernard Shaw. I am a master at the art of procrastination, have practiced it ever since I was a child.  And although I know that this will get me in trouble, I frequently wait till the last minute to complete assignments.  This is partly […]

FMM 9 19 14 Listen to your Body

“Effective health care depends on self-care.  This fact is currently heralded as if it were a discovery.” ~ Ivan Illich.   I am a master at the art of procrastination, have practiced it ever since I was a child.  Despite the moralistic stance I take with my students when I find them guilty of the […]

FMM 12 28 12 Turn, Turn, Turn

It is almost time to turn the page on 2012, and start afresh, a brand new slate. 2013 beckons us, and invites us to think about new beginnings, new opportunities. Some people do this through New Year’s Resolutions, but I have never joined that club. In fact my joke is that I resolve each year […]