Procrastinators tend to get a bad rap, being seen as lazy or unmotivated employees. But there might be another reason why some people tend to put things off and then struggle to complete tasks on time: perfectionism.
Chances are you know working women who try to achieve the "supermom" ideal, balancing work and family perfectly without missing a beat. Perhaps you are a “supermom” wannabe yourself. In reality, this goal is almost impossible to achieve—and the effort can leave you totally exhausted. But chasing that goal may also be bad for your mental health.