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Writer, producer and actress Issa Rae says she allows herself one day to procrastinate because it helps her stay motivated.

“I allow myself one day a week to procrastinate because it’s inevitable,” the “Insecure” star said during a panel with her co-executive producer Amy Aniobi at PopSugar Play/Ground on Sunday, Page Six reports.

“Allowing myself a procrastination day makes me really really want to work the next day because I’m like, ‘Oh, I wasted a whole day’ … And I’m just really more driven.”

The 34-year-old also said that in order to stay ahead of the game, she has to be inspired by her work.

“I always think about what I want to do next,” she said. “Sometimes, I’m just not motivated by this project anymore, I don’t want to do this one, I’m taking it off the table to give to someone else who’s inspired.”

Rae recalled a movie she quit because she just wasn’t feeling it, and she returned the money she was paid for the project. It’s a move she does not regret.

“In some cases, you have to recognize, ‘Are you moving [your deadline] because you don’t feel like you can do it? Or because you’re feeling lazy,’” she said. “I’m very honest with myself about what I can and can’t do.”

As we previously reported, since the success of “Insecure,” series creator Issa has been hella busy. So fans of the hit drama will have to wait a little while longer while she secures the bag via her other projects.

HBO’s programming chief Casey Bloys explained in a new interview with Vulture why the premium cabler is pushing “Insecure” until 2020.

“Well, Issa became a big movie star! We’re not the first place to deal with this, but when you’re in business with very creative and talented people, there’s a lot more opportunities for people to do things,” he said. “Issa, I think, partly wanted a break to come back to it fresh. And I will say, it wasn’t exactly random that we ended up [scheduling the show] in the spring, right before Emmys, so that the show should get the Emmy love that it has deserved.”

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