10 Tips to Manage ADHD Procrastination

Procrastination is common amongst humans. In fact, everyone procrastinates. However, for people with ADHD, it is usually more difficult and challenging. Studies show that people with ADHD may experience difficulties starting a new job or completing jobs you have started. They may also constantly delay daily tasks and chores, such as paying bills or doing laundry.

If you work with deadlines or you always have a lot of work on your plate, it is important to learn how to manage procrastination. This article will discuss 10 tips that can help you manage procrastination and boost your productivity.

What is ADHD?

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurological disorder that affects both adults and children. According to studies, people with this disorder usually exhibit the following behaviors:

  • Impulsivity [1]
  • Inattention [2]
  • Hyperactivity [3]

Procrastination has not been officially linked with ADHD. However, studies show that ADHD can increase your risk of procrastinating important tasks. You’re more likely to procrastinate on a task that you don’t find interesting.

Behaviors linked with ADHD that can lead to procrastination include:

  • Having a short attention span
  • Distractibility [4]
  • Difficulties with organization
  • Inability to manage time properly
  • Being hyper focused on tasks you’re passionate about and as a result excluding other tasks.