Maybe your wife could use any of these quotes...?
Waiting is a trap. There will always be reasons to wait. The truth is, there are only two things in life, reasons and results, and reasons simply don't count.
The truth is that we live out our lives putting off all that can be put off; perhaps we all know deep down that we are immortal and that sooner or later all men will do and know all things
He who hesitates is probably right.
A wise person does at once, what a fool does at last. Both do the same thing; only at different times.
For your knowledge... procrastination
The act or habit of procrastinating, or putting off to a future time; delay; dilatoriness.
Procrastination is the thief of time.