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Don't let this happen to you.

7 simple things you can do at night to make your morning routine easier

When your morning routine involves chaotic scrambling, you're setting yourself up for a bad day.
Last-minute taxpayers in 1944. Some things never change.

Vintage photos of people rushing to get their taxes in on time that prove procrastination is timeless

Tax Day this year is Monday, April 15, 2019, and Americans have been waiting until the last minute to file their tax returns for over a century.
The author, not pictured, follows a strict policy of not working in bed.

I’ve been working at home for a year, and I have 1 cardinal rule to ensure my work life and home life never intersect

If you're one of the 8 million Americans who work from home, you might want a rule like this.
It's not about laziness.

6 science-backed reasons you keep procrastinating — and what you can do to beat it once and for all

The root causes of procrastination aren't always obvious. We dug into the scientific literature and found several, like a lack of self-compassion.
Maria Hatzistefanis, founder and CEO of Rodial.

A CEO who starts Monday mornings with her most ‘boring and difficult’ tasks says any chronic procrastinator should do the same

Procrastination snowballs because our ability to make decisions breaks down over the course of a week, Maria Hatzistefanis of Rodial said.
You can learn to design your procrastination.

Procrastinators and doers have different brains — here’s how you can find the benefit in all those times you get distracted

The way to tackle procrastination is to design it. If you're going to get distracted anyway, you may as well do something worthwhile with your time.

Scientists have discovered brain differences that may explain why certain people procrastinate so much

Scientists have identified two parts of the brain that may be responsible for the difference between procrastinators and doers.A recent study found that people with poor control over their actions have a larger amygdala, which warns people about negative effects of their actions.
Stand up, put down the doughnuts, and get going.

18 bad habits you should break in 2018 to be more productive

Getting more done in less time is an attainable goal if you're not working against yourself with bad habits.
There's never enough time in the day, right?

11 tiny daily habits that are wasting your time — even if you don’t notice you’re doing them

You need to drop these bad, productivity-killing time management habits immediately.

How to stop procrastinating, according to a bestselling author whose weird-sounding mental trick helps him write 5,000 words a day

In "The Guide to Self-Knowledge," Mark Manson explains how defusing from difficult emotions can help you be more productive and successful.