If you’ve found yourself putting off important tasks over and over again, you’re not alone. And actually there are more and more procrastinators out there. Our collective habit of putting things off is getting worse. While in the 1970s, only about 5 percent of Americans admitted to regularly procrastinating, today it’s more than one in four who admit to procrastinating in some form. So how to fight the habit of procrastination? How to recalibrate our minds and our selves into cultivating the right mixture of self-discipline and external motivators to take action when it is necessary? Here are my 5 tested simple tricks to stop procrastinating.