Inside the mind of a master procrastinator | Tim Urban

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  • Published on:  Wednesday, April 6, 2016
  • Tim Urban knows that procrastination doesn't make sense, but he's never been able to shake his habit of waiting until the last minute to get things done. In this hilarious and insightful talk, Urban takes us on a journey through YouTube binges, Wikipedia rabbit holes and bouts of staring out the window -- and encourages us to think harder about what we're really procrastinating on, before we run out of time.

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  • Sodium Chloride
    Sodium Chloride  an hour ago

    This entire video is making cringe about myself

  • No Sleep
    No Sleep  an hour ago

    I procrastinated watching this video. Watching this in turn is me procrastinating my class work.

  • xMultiGamerX
    xMultiGamerX  2 hours ago +1

    I’ve been procrastinating to watching this video

  • info781
    info781  6 hours ago

    You can't do this with math or science classes, you need to do a little bit every day.

  • James Prescott
    James Prescott  6 hours ago

    I'm currently watching this to complete an assignment that was due a month ago.

  • Amber Collette
    Amber Collette  6 hours ago

    So much YES to this video.

  • Valeria Ferrari
    Valeria Ferrari  6 hours ago

    My mom sent me this video a year ago and she kept asking me if I watched it yet. Now I'm in my freshman high school year, and I have midterms for all my hard classes next week and today is my only day to study because I have a soccer game tomorrow and plans on Sunday...

  • Ipurple BTS
    Ipurple BTS  7 hours ago

    Procrastination kinda ruined my life , I'm still young and I really wanna fix it but I'm lost how I will do that

  • Marco Nomachi
    Marco Nomachi  8 hours ago

    Maaaan this gotta be good!!!! Just marked "Watch Later"

  • - Scoopy -
    - Scoopy -  9 hours ago +1

    I'm procrastinating by watching this video

  • ik9175533
    ik9175533  9 hours ago

    That's good prelection, but it doesn't explain, why monster of panic appears.

  • Jorge Cordova
    Jorge Cordova  10 hours ago

    I'll probably watch this later.

  • Jeffrey Pillow
    Jeffrey Pillow  10 hours ago

    Watched this for motivation. The guy reminded me of Kevin Arnold. So, now I'm going to watch old re-runs of Wonder Years instead.

  • Gaming with AJ
    Gaming with AJ  12 hours ago +1

    During exam
    Me :- yeah i will definitely start to prepare for my exams from tomorrow
    Me :- one day before the exams started studying

  • Mohamed HTM
    Mohamed HTM  13 hours ago

    Me: * have an exam in 2 days, haven't studied anything, and procrastinating*
    Youtube recommandation: "inside the mine of a master procrastinator"

  • DJ Demarco
    DJ Demarco  16 hours ago

    I can do 90 pages in 24 Hours.

  • Calvin Kim
    Calvin Kim  19 hours ago

    I said that I would watch this to maybe fix my procrastination habit, but I procrastinated on watching it.

  • Devon May
    Devon May  20 hours ago

    Right now, I'm procrastinating sleep

  • Jai Anant Dhingra
    Jai Anant Dhingra  21 hours ago

    who is procrastinating by watching this video rn?...

  • liljlc4u
    liljlc4u  21 hours ago

    I noticed this video about a year ago...I guess I’ll watch it now.