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The Procrastination Cure by Jeffrey Combs

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CHAPTER SEVENThe Angry Giver

Now we’ll examine two procrastinator types that really fit one identity: the angry giver procrastinator and the overcommitted procrastinator. In both cases, this procrastination identity is based on production. Angry givers produce from a giving perspective, often with underlying anger issues beneath the surface. They tend to give, give, and give, but their giving stems from a need for approval. They typically take on way too much in their role as a giver, becoming overwhelmed…and then they procrastinate.

Angry givers are so focused on taking care of everyone else that they neglect themselves, resulting in overwhelm and procrastination in key areas. They procrastinate about their health and fitness. They experience ...

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