There is such a thing as good and bad procrastination. Listen carefully when you don’t want to do something. You should either do it right away, or avoid it forever.

The most impressive people I know are all terrible procrastinators. So could it be that procrastination isn't always bad? Most people who write about procrastination write about how to cure it. But this is, strictly speaking, impossible. There are an infinite number of things you could be doing. from Pocket http://paulgraham.com/procrastination.html via IFTTT

“Self-help novels are usually veiled narcissism. Don’t be Narcissus. Go be Prometheus and instead steal fire from the gods.” https://aeon.co/essays/self-help-is-a-kind-of-magical-thinking-thats-why-it-works

"Maybe we in the US need fewer sensational popular psychology books that feed our notions of the power of the self, and more boring, tedious, how-to manuals. While Prometheus steals fire from the gods, Narcissus just stares at his reflection, which unceasingly enchants but, in the end, teaches him no..." via IFTTT from http://amzn.com/k/OBA-k3-ISeuJR-rhTyGMpA