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Health & wellness, General, Mental health

The Procrastination Paradox: Strategies to overcome procrastination

Date & time
Tuesday, October 4, 2022
12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Registration is closed


Dr. Sonia Rahimi


This event is free


Zen Dens



Procrastination involves a voluntary delay of an intended action, even though it may lead to negative consequences. Academic procrastination hinders academic achievement and mental well-being, and is a common struggle common in university students.

In this workshop, you will learn about the types of procrastination and the connection between procrastination and difficulty in emotional regulation. You will also learn some evidence-based strategies to overcome procrastination, including self-regulation and emotion regulation techniques.

Learning objectives:

  • Define and identify different types of procrastination
  • Understand procrastination through the self-regulation failure model
  • Adopt effective and evidence-based strategies to address procrastination
  • Become aware of different resources to cope with procrastination

Facilitator: Dr. Sonia Rahimi (Postdoctoral student, Educational Psychology, Université de Montréal)

This event is part of:

Wellness week

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