In his book, Authentic Happiness, University of Pennsylvania professor Martin Seligman (the Big Kahuna of happiness research) says that there are four types of happy lives. That’s right — not only do we have a blueprint..
If only your office were quieter, if your colleagues would quit asking questions, if the phone would stop ringing. If only your desk were neater, your notebooks cleaner, your files a bit more organized. If you could shut out all distractions,...
Early risers get a lot of good press: They are supposedly more productive and possibly better problem solvers. But after a month of forcing myself out of bed at 5 a.m., I learned that getting up early isn't always the best thing for you.
When we’re starting out on a new goal, we’re full of energy and enthusiasm. We eagerly make changes and take steps in our new direction in the first few weeks. But as time goes on, the newness wears off.
I am currently on my 37th hour of being awake and my ability to function on 4-5 hours of sleep is (perhaps ironically) attributable to meticulous understanding of my body’s rhythm. More specifically, my brain’s rhythm.
Are to-do lists ruining your life? Do your to-do tasks never actually get done? That's why I long ago ditched to-do lists. Now, whenever I need to work on a high priority item (whether it's creating a deck or writing an article),..
“Gently close your eyes. Listen to the soundscape you’re now in. As you focus your awareness on different parts of your body, the soundscape will, like your mind, become quiet and serene. If you begin to let your mind...