Another way to look at Sidetracking:
Sidetracking can also very well be compared with procrastinating. And procrastinating is pure energy. If you choose to not do the serious stuff until the very last second you get an adrenaline rush. It is challenging, and this in turn releases creativity. Often procrastinating is underestimated.
(Now you know why I am writing this. And why I took this photo. It’s a picture of my loved scale, bought at a flea market and the result of one of my finest bargaining ever. My retribution came when I tried to lift it up to bring it home.)