Procrastination is a type of avoidance behavior, thought to be a mechanism for dealing with anxiety. It usually always back fires. In a procrastinators attempt to avoid stress and anxiety they are actually causing themselves more stress and anxiety than what was originally there. In over coming the tendency for procrastination is by acknowledging that it is there. As you go through your daily routines, be conscious of anytime you seem to be procrastinating. Once you realize you are doing it. Think about why you are doing it. And don't do it. Force yourself to do whatever the task is that you are trying to avoid.