59 The Procrastinator Archetype


Upright Meanings: hastiness, exciting times, infatuation, ahead, gaining momentum, being swept off your feet, movement, obsession, travel, new ideas, positive, holiday, love, energetic, progress, speed, taking off, freedom, sudden action, journey, hard work paying off, results, rushing, holiday romances, action, solutions, thinking on your feet

A lot of things may be up in the air for you when The Procrastinator appears. You may be frustrated, tired of waiting. This card is an indicator to be patient a while longer. You may have already done all you can do, and decisions now must be made by other people.

Reversed Meanings: unfinished business, lack of energy, bad timing, impulsive, courage, slow progress, violence, quarrels, slowness, hysterical, lack of speed/ movement/ action/ results, restriction, late start, losing momentum, panicked, lack of romance, missed opportunities, impatient, negativity, delayed/ cancelled/ returning from travel or holidays

As with the upright card, The Reversed Procrastinator generally counsels patience. Some things in life cannot be forced or hurried. At the same time, look at how you are using your precious and limited energy. Are you simply waiting, or are you moving forward, as best as you can?