Why Procrastination Is Actually Good For You

People are more successful and happier when they manage delay. Procrastination is just a universal state of being for humans.

We will always have more things to do than we can possibly do, so we will always be imposing some sort of unwarranted delay on some tasks.

The question is not whether we are procrastinating, it is whether we are procrastinating well.

Some scientists have argued that there are two kinds of procrastination: active procrastination and passive procrastination.

Active procrastination means you realize that you are unduly delaying mowing the lawn or cleaning your closet, but you are doing something that is more valuable instead. Passive procrastination is just sitting around on your sofa not doing anything.

That clearly is a problem.