If procrastination isn’t about laziness, then what is it about? As author Charlotte Lieberman writes, “We must realize that, at its core, procrastination is about emotions, not productivity. The solution doesn’t involve downloading a time management app or learning new strategies for self-control. It has to do with managing our emotions in a new way.” If you have five free minutes and want to go deeper into what the psychological community has to say about procrastination and how you can retrain yourself to circumvent falling into its trappings, check out this NYT article.

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