Byline: INTERVIEWS BY DANIELLE PERGAMENT, CARA BIRNBAUM, AND ELIZABETH ANGELL
Expert advice on why we procrastinate and how to get motivated; how to make an easy, irresistible dessert; plus, the weirdest new cocktails.
An Interview With Neil A. Fiore
Fiore is a psychologist and the author of The Now Habit: A Strategic Program for Overcoming Procrastination and Enjoying Guilt-Free Play ( Tarcher ).
Procrastination is our way of dealing with any task that's overwhelming, frightening, or just boring. It does offer some temporary relief from those feelings, but it can become a default response. It's better to find ways to deal with that urge …