Good ole’ YouTube, the hub where procrastination lives and thrives. While I’m not condoning waiting until the last minute to start your ten page research paper, sometimes you (and your brain) need a break from Google Scholar and library desks. Enter these five YouTube channels that will give you a few minutes to chill out and forget about your responsibilities.
This time last year, the vlogger (video blogger) had a little over 250,000 subscribers and now, he’s reached over 2 million and counting – for good reason. He posts a new video every single day, and each one is like a mini movie with beautiful shots of New York City combined with editing that makes you want to take up filming yourself. If you need a boost of motivation, he’s your guy. There’s a whole year of videos to catch up on if you’re a newbie, so let the procrastinating begin.
Karlie Kloss, AKA supermodel of the moment, has a YouTube channel all about female empowerment, healthy baking, and of course, fashion. You get a behind-the-scenes look at her jet-setting life, including raiding the Vogue closet and seeing what it’s like to walk for Diane Von Furstenberg. So grab some Oreos and relax, after all you’re not walking the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show.
Living vicariously through other people’s travels should be considered a full-time job TBH, because there are so many travel vloggers out there documenting every bit of their adventures. Ben Brown, originally from London, is currently surfing in the Canary Islands, because you know, the usual. Each video is around ten minutes, so it’s perfect for when you just need to press pause on whatever you're doing.
These two friends run the ultimate comedy/prank/challenge channel and is the choice for you if you’re in need of a good laugh. They’re ridiculous and after watching you’re left wondering how they didn’t end up in the back of an ambulance, but it’s all for our entertainment.
Another editing wizard, Claire runs a beauty channel mostly, but she also posts videos of her travels and healthy lifestyle. There’s something for everyone in this YouTuber’s LA-based channel. You can procrastinate and feel inspired all at the same time.
Procrastinating doesn't have to be hours worth of Netflix binge watching. Sometimes all it takes to cool off your brain is a few minutes of day-in-the-life videos. Nothing will put you back on track like watching other people be boss at life.