Inside the mind of a master procrastinator | Tim Urban

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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 MNdown 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.
For more from Tim Urban, visit Wait But Why: www.waitbutwhy.com/
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Wissle
Wissle Цагийн өмнө
So... would spanking the monkey be a good way to combat procrastination?
Dan Hong
Dan Hong Цагийн өмнө
good
Xan Fem
Xan Fem Цагийн өмнө
good
Zenitsu Agatsuma
Zenitsu Agatsuma 2 цагийн өмнө
I'll watch this later
Serious Lulu
Serious Lulu 2 цагийн өмнө
Hello fellow procrastinators
HA Man
HA Man 3 цагийн өмнө
I love u girl
anuj Bangad
anuj Bangad 3 цагийн өмнө
*Let's be honest and accept the fact that you are not watching this for the first time* 😎
Ворон Маусы
Ворон Маусы 3 цагийн өмнө
I'm gonna study for my geometrical optics test straight after watching this video
Ворон Маусы
Ворон Маусы 2 цагийн өмнө
@anuj Bangad you're distracting me from my study 😂
anuj Bangad
anuj Bangad 3 цагийн өмнө
All the best 👍😄😅
Kai Jiu
Kai Jiu 3 цагийн өмнө
Aaaaaaaaaahhhhh.
Tanh Huy
Tanh Huy 3 цагийн өмнө
I love u girl
winder zhao
winder zhao 3 цагийн өмнө
The worst feeling is being in the dark playground and something makes you think of the stuff you have to do. You just get that quick hit of anxiety.
Ta Hay
Ta Hay 4 цагийн өмнө
Yang pilih Allah like yang pilih Dajjal abaikan.
Nguyenle Phuonganh
Nguyenle Phuonganh 4 цагийн өмнө
Love you.
Cuo Xhy
Cuo Xhy 4 цагийн өмнө
Wow.
Tam Tra
Tam Tra 4 цагийн өмнө
Que Dios nos perdone.
Gai Qun
Gai Qun 5 цагийн өмнө
ya allah plz forgive me stop watching this.
Jaume Sol
Jaume Sol 5 цагийн өмнө
How to stop procastinating Step 1: Don't install Factorio
Agarys Bekberdiev
Agarys Bekberdiev 5 цагийн өмнө
My monkey became Gorilla and he killed rational man
Tra Bao
Tra Bao 5 цагийн өмнө
Yang milih allah like yg Mili dajal hirawkan 1:39.........m.
Lau Son
Lau Son 5 цагийн өмнө
Yang sayang aku like yang cinta allah coment.
Mao Van
Mao Van 5 цагийн өмнө
The poor doggie had to suffer and watch dis XD.
DnD
DnD 6 цагийн өмнө
This is a perfect description of ADHD and Executive Dysfunction, if you heavily relate to this, you might want to look into that
Mu Ma
Mu Ma 6 цагийн өмнө
Ya Allah ampunilah dosa kami semua yang setuju like.
Tanh Huy
Tanh Huy 6 цагийн өмнө
Like si veniste a jalartela.
Qwert Man
Qwert Man 6 цагийн өмнө
is anyone else watching this while procrastinating?
Vax Bun
Vax Bun 6 цагийн өмнө
good
Xan Fem
Xan Fem 6 цагийн өмнө
1:40 dog: help my please
Nguyenthanh Vy
Nguyenthanh Vy 7 цагийн өмнө
Omg.
MusicAndCodingByCameron
MusicAndCodingByCameron 7 цагийн өмнө
whats a productive
Ta Nam
Ta Nam 7 цагийн өмнө
0:33x.
mareeyah malik
mareeyah malik 7 цагийн өмнө
this was in my recommendation for so long and I was not watching it because I thought this will expose me so bad and guess who isn't surprised?
Lam Han
Lam Han 7 цагийн өмнө
Wow.
Lo Soi
Lo Soi 7 цагийн өмнө
Yang milih allah like 800 ya yang milih dajal abaikan saja.
Nhu Toi
Nhu Toi 8 цагийн өмнө
Aaaaaaaaaahhhhh.
Dan Ta
Dan Ta 8 цагийн өмнө
Roses are red violets are blue if you give a like God will forgive you 0:22xx.
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Ups Delivery company 8 цагийн өмнө
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Lau Da
Lau Da 8 цагийн өмнө
0:33x.
Cavan Cheong
Cavan Cheong 9 цагийн өмнө
I'm finally watching this video after procrastinating from doing so for a long time
Rubber gamer
Rubber gamer 9 цагийн өмнө
My favorite ted talk. Don't really like ted talks. But this one is nice.
Tanh Huy
Tanh Huy 9 цагийн өмнө
Que Dios nos perdone.
Thomaskutty John
Thomaskutty John 9 цагийн өмнө
the monkey brought me here
Monabee
Monabee 9 цагийн өмнө
i will watch this tmmr
Kraezzi
Kraezzi 9 цагийн өмнө
i got recommended this vid while watching a vid about how to start an introduction in a paper dammit
Lau Da
Lau Da 9 цагийн өмнө
Iya ya Allah.
Iamnotnath
Iamnotnath 10 цагийн өмнө
This video is so me that actually makes me angry
Shreya Nandakumar
Shreya Nandakumar 10 цагийн өмнө
Yup, I came here to watch a math solution video and I am procrastinating by watching a TED talk about how my brain works *sighs sadly in relatibiltity*
Rem Zuy
Rem Zuy 10 цагийн өмнө
Superb.
Em Doi
Em Doi 11 цагийн өмнө
Roses are red violets are blue if you give a like God will forgive you 0:22xx.
Na Noi
Na Noi 11 цагийн өмнө
Yang sayang aku like yang cinta allah coment.
Dau Voi
Dau Voi 11 цагийн өмнө
Iya ya Allah.
Kings Dominion Network
Kings Dominion Network 11 цагийн өмнө
this guy aint no master im such a procrastinator that i don't even do the paper on the final day the paper never gets done
Sivananda Yoga Farm
Sivananda Yoga Farm 12 цагийн өмнө
Guru teaches, "DIN DIN DIN - Do it Now. Do it Now. Do it now." - Disciple, "DIN, DIN, DIN - Do it Never. Do it Never. Do it Never." Life is Short. You have wasted most of your life until now. Don't be a victim to your monkey mind. Assert. Stand up and Say. "From today I will control this little monkey mind. Mind is nothing but a mischievous imp. I am the Inner Ruler over this monkey. The One without a second. Free yourself from these shackles and Realize I Am That"
Ba Nha
Ba Nha 12 цагийн өмнө
Aaaaaaaaaahhhhh .
Vax Bun
Vax Bun 12 цагийн өмнө
if you want God to forgive you dont commet here just go to the church and pray.
Harsh Dungrani
Harsh Dungrani 12 цагийн өмнө
really well spoken!
Lo Doan
Lo Doan 12 цагийн өмнө
I love this movie.
Ra Ham
Ra Ham 12 цагийн өмнө
Very nice….
Armenia Armenyan
Armenia Armenyan 12 цагийн өмнө
Who else has seen this in school?
Hin Minh
Hin Minh 13 цагийн өмнө
Yang pilih Allah like yang pilih Dajjal abaikan.
Alejandro Orona
Alejandro Orona 13 цагийн өмнө
So, literally: Rational brain: We need to start his assignment now so we could get it done by next week Monkey brain: nO
Nguy Tuy
Nguy Tuy 13 цагийн өмнө
1:40 dog: help my please
Thu Nhu
Thu Nhu 13 цагийн өмнө
0:33x.
Ta Thu
Ta Thu 13 цагийн өмнө
Perfect.
Van Tha
Van Tha 13 цагийн өмнө
0:22 my love video :X.
Hoangbao Quochuy
Hoangbao Quochuy 13 цагийн өмнө
Yang milih Allah SWT like.
Trouble Maker
Trouble Maker 14 цагийн өмнө
NGEN
Mariangel Valerio
Mariangel Valerio 14 цагийн өмнө
This guy is amazing.
BitterTimber
BitterTimber 15 цагийн өмнө
I added this to my watch later
Vao Nam
Vao Nam 15 цагийн өмнө
Aaaaaaaaaahhhhh.
alex white
alex white 16 цагийн өмнө
i am 100% a procrastinator
Han Hoz
Han Hoz 16 цагийн өмнө
good
Jesse Brown
Jesse Brown 16 цагийн өмнө
1:40 am, Got an exam at 9, should be sleeping but here we are.
Not Zuri
Not Zuri 16 цагийн өмнө
I think if I watch every Ted talk I will become wise and smart like Bill Gate and I’ll become rich like I always wanted to. But I’ll just do that some other time because I’m tired
Tre Yeu
Tre Yeu 17 цагийн өмнө
Aaaaaaaaaahhhhh.
Mohammad Sagor
Mohammad Sagor 18 цагийн өмнө
I saw this video on thumbnail as suggestion sooo many time that I think it deserves my view.
tiemiesha22
tiemiesha22 18 цагийн өмнө
So, literally: Rational brain: We need to start his assignment now so we could get it done by next week Monkey brain: nO
Bro Punch Man
Bro Punch Man 18 цагийн өмнө
But the worst thing is when you don’t care about what you have to do. Then the Panic Monster never wakes up and the monkey is still in control.
Lilys icecream
Lilys icecream 18 цагийн өмнө
How come everyone watched this like a week ago
Tim Trai
Tim Trai 19 цагийн өмнө
1:40 dog: help my please
Charchit Atri
Charchit Atri 19 цагийн өмнө
Watching a TED Talk about procrastination from a guy who procrastinated while I'm procrastinating
Vampire Alccolo
Vampire Alccolo 19 цагийн өмнө
This guy is insane!! I love it!
NuttyGaming HD
NuttyGaming HD 19 цагийн өмнө
this video sent PERSONAL shots at me🤣🤣
Ty Cox
Ty Cox 19 цагийн өмнө
I have avoided wasted efforts and regrettable purchases thanks to procrastination. So it’s not all bad.
Arnav Chauhan
Arnav Chauhan 20 цагийн өмнө
I have 18 asignments due in 8 days. Many of these are reports and essays, while half of it being the "easy" stuff that you think you can finish in one go but takes up half of your time
Chanop Matey
Chanop Matey 20 цагийн өмнө
My monkey led me here
naim mazeri
naim mazeri 20 цагийн өмнө
i will be having my final exam in 6 hrs from now and here i am watching this video
cwif rbm
cwif rbm 20 цагийн өмнө
nothing in the fridge, guess i gotta clean my whole house now
Dan Vua
Dan Vua 21 цагийн өмнө
When someone loves you, the way they talk about you is different. You feel safe and comfortable.
formattester6
formattester6 22 цагийн өмнө
i was hoping to be fixed here today. was not but i learned a little bit anyway.
Coralie & Yann-Emilie Verdier
Coralie & Yann-Emilie Verdier 22 цагийн өмнө
In about 6 years, this might reach 100M+ views
Youssef Ehab
Youssef Ehab 22 цагийн өмнө
the biggest problem is, I'm procrastinating now, and I'm playing this video....😂😂
Aesthetically Yours
Aesthetically Yours 23 цагийн өмнө
The notion it took me 4 years to watch this video, since I first saw this on YT, is the symptom that I’m a master procrastinator. 😇😇😇
Sherlock Holmes
Sherlock Holmes 23 цагийн өмнө
Clearly ENTP
MoonStarStories
MoonStarStories 23 цагийн өмнө
Fun fact. I found this in my recommendation for a while, before I clicked on it. Hence procrasinating on watching this vid. When I did watch it, it was my favorite ted video I've watch. (I haven't watched that much ted talks, but I really like this video)
Tam Tan
Tam Tan Өдрийн өмнө
Perfect.
bboytomo
bboytomo Өдрийн өмнө
As I procrastinate from work whilst watching this, and the position of the words on the screen, I misread the title as "Inside the mind of a masturbator"
13Cats13
13Cats13 Өдрийн өмнө
I am procrastinating by watching this lol
Chaney_B
Chaney_B Өдрийн өмнө
Watching this and my deadline is tomorrow :D we move, we grow
Bedazled Blue
Bedazled Blue Өдрийн өмнө
I should be doing my homework.
morgan kempo
morgan kempo Өдрийн өмнө
Most people are not lazy, they're just doing what they don't like! - garyvee
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