In our work-happy culture where a minute of idleness is interpreted as a sign of weakness, laziness gets a bad rap. This doesn't mean that all laziness is counterproductive and should be avoided at all costs. Like nearly everything in life, laziness is awesome in moderation. Who doesn't have an afternoon when they just want to watch bad T.V. shows and take cat naps instead of running errands or staying up late for a project?
Giving yourself the chance to kick back and enjoy lazy activity is also an effective way to give your brain and body ample rest, and your mind the freedom to wander aimlessly upon a brilliant idea or a life-changing epiphany. Consider the countless anecdotes from great thinkers of the world who were enjoying a mundane lazy day and suddenly discovered an Ah-ha! moment that revolutionized the world. Don't deny yourself this opportunity.
That being said, excessive laziness gets dangerous when it starts sticking as a chronic lifestyle and not an occasionalRead More »from Are You Being Good Lazy or Bad Lazy? How To Be Lazy in a Productive Way