This resulted in high anxiety and stress levels as well as low self-efficacy.In an article based on Bandura’s theory, Bandura states that self-efficacy is the “beliefs in ones capabilities to organize and execute the courses of action required to manage prospective situations” (544), which influence the choices individuals make.
Although I’m good with balancing the important with the unimportant, I find that when I have a lot to do, I end up spending too much time on the important and cramming to get other tasks done on time.
In the article by Kathleen Deska, it mentions that one way to keep track of your time and manage it better is to create a time log, and try to block out any interruptions while studying or doing homework.
This happened because either I was not interested in doing it, or I thought the assignments were too difficult.
In the article procrastination is described as something one puts off until tomorrow what one had intended to do today; and when this happens, tasks get put behind, piling on top of each other creating more things to do in the end than what you started with.
I didn’t realize how much it affected me until starting university.
I struggled completing tasks on time when I would wait until the last minute.Although I still experience high stress at times, I am able to control it a lot better than I used to.I am able to realize when my stress levels are increasing, and keep them at a manageable level.In the article some ways to deal with procrastination is to set realistic goals for oneself, divide large projects into smaller steps, and identify the issue of why procrastination is occurring.To get over my procrastination, I found that rewarding myself when completing a task I did not want to do, helped a lot.Everyone that surrounded me also knew that I was capable, so I wanted to prove to them and myself that I was capable of achieving good marks and that hard work does pay off.Constantly being upset because my grades were never good enough to my standards, I wanted feel proud about myself.Hi Guys, For the next little while, I’ll be posting essays from university students who I’ve personally coached on how to rapidly achieve academic excellence. The more certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.” – This essay is important to students because I want them to know that even when things become difficult or it feels like nothing will go the way they want it to, it is important to not give up. – Aleem —- Learn to Unlearn “Our greatest weakness lies in giving up.Being distracted easily also resulted in struggling to finish tasks on time, because I would get carried away for long periods of time.When trying to achieve my GPA for the semester, the biggest challenge I was faced with was that even though I knew that all these things could wait until I was finished my homework, there was something in me that decided they needed to be done right away, and my homework could wait.