Don’t put off until tomorrow what you can do today. A meditation for procrastinators the world over. By Jill LawsonProcrastination. We have all been guilty of it. While we might be fully cognizant of a looming deadline, some of us will wait until the last minute to start something that is too soon due. Ironically, the definition of procrastination is, ‘the action of postponing something’, as if procrastinating was an active pursuit. Quite the contrary. When we procrastinate, we don’t act.