The conscious or subconscious delay of doing or facing a task or situation, to circumvent some degree of uncomfortability. Whether that uncomfortability be simple or profound, eg from boredom to deeply held anxiety.

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Why do some people only work well under pressure?

It is common for people to procrastinate. Putting off tasks until the resulting deadlines get closer and there comes a point at which the person will fire into action. (whether this point leaves ...