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Attitude Adjustment (Part 3)



Proverbs 13:4 says: "The soul of the sluggard desireth and hath nothing: but the soul of the diligent shall be made fat." Charles Wesley wrote:  A charge to keep I have,A God to glorify,A never-dying soul to save,And fit it for the sky. To serve the present age,My calling to fulfill:Oh, may it all my pow’rs engageTo do my Master’s will! Today, we are continuing with part 3 of the section titled, "Attitude Adjustment".  "Doing It Now" is written in a conversation format, and today’s conversation starter is: You mentioned the varieties of procrastination. Isn't there just one variety—namely, putting things off? No. There is one result, but there are a number of causes. I think the causes of procrastination can be grouped into four categories: First are the attitudinal factors, which include such things as: unwillingness to tolerate discomfort or unpleasantness, fear of failure, fear of success, low self-esteem, depression, boredom, shyness, and feelings of guilt. Second are the cognitive blocks such as: inadequ