A case example – Victor Hugo as photographed by Etienne Carjat in 1876.

Akrasia is the state of acting against your better judgment. It is when you do one thing even though you know you should do something else. Loosely translated, you could say that akrasia is procrastination or a lack of self-control. Akrasia is what prevents you from following through on what you set out to do.

Plus, 3 strategies to help you start beating procrastination now.

Source: The Akrasia Effect: Why We Don’t Follow Through on Things James Clear