Our ability to delay is what kills us Yesterday at Walgreens, May 5, 2015 Having the prerogative to delay, that is, to put off doing what we know is good for us, is what kills us. Generally speaking, once we make a habit of not exercising, we’re good enough at it to make it last a lifetime. Next Blog By jeff noel Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites. View all of jeff noel's posts.