Why Do We Procrastinate?

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Why put off until tomorrow what you can postpone until next week? It’s the motto of many a procrastinator and something that most of us have said at one point or another.

Is procrastination such a bad thing? Don’t some of us actually work better under pressure?

And we're asking you: Do you procrastinate? And what do you do to overcome it? Weigh in and read the stories and tips.

Chrisoula Andreou and Mark White don’t think so. They’re the co-editors of a new book called “The Thief of Time: Philosophical Essays on Procrastination.” 

They explain why we procrastinate, and whether it’s actually good for anything.