The possibilities for delaying our work have grown quite simply monstrous, thanks in large part to technology. This is what spending hours doing not very much feels like:
But we should try also to understand where procrastination comes from. It isn’t merely to do with laziness. A lot of is – at heart – fear. We begin to work only when the fear of doing nothing at all exceeds the fear of not doing it very well… And that can take time.