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You've read plenty of articles – "Beat Your Procrastination!" "Be Productive... Today!" – but nothing seems to change, and nothing seems to get done. It's time to stop fighting the urge to procrastinate and learn to harness it. Here's how:

1. Structure your priorities for success! Big looming projects can provide a great motivator for working through your backlog of small-but-necessary items, like yardwork, emails, and home improvements. Now that you've gotten all those out of the way, you're 40, and none of this matters!