Is tidying and cleaning a form of procrastination?
It certainly can be.
If you’re spending hours of your day, dusting, picking up bits of fluff off the carpet and scrubbing floors, then yes. You’ve got a bad case of procrastacleaning.
Put simply, you’re avoiding living.
As professor (and expert on procrastination) Tim Pychyl says:
Do you feel mentally exhausted at the end of the school day? Do you find it hard to make simple decisions and get started with your schoolwork?
There’s a reason for this: like a battery that needs to be recharged, by the end of the school day your mental resources are running low.