Lisa Pearlman
3 min readDec 25, 2021

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The Art of Procrastination

As a recovering perfectionist and people-pleaser, I know the “Art of Procrastination” all too well.

Procrastination has served “me” superficially over the years by protecting my ego and giving me a false sense of security by allowing me to stay in my comfort zone. The act of procrastinating, in all of its insidious manifestations in my life, (i.e. excuses, denial, busywork, edits, revisions, selective attention, Mandela effect, drama magnet, martyr complex, self-sacrifice, etc.), served effectively as my go-to tool, a coping strategy if you will, to avoid disappointing myself or others. However, in…

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Lisa Pearlman

Empath/HSP; Writer/Poet, iphoneographer, MentalHealth Counselor, MindsetCoach, DigitalMarketer; BA Psychology; Animals-Meditate-Consciousness-Hiphop-Peace&Love