Mental clarity can escape anyone. Surely even Einstein and Shakespeare had their moments. It happens. It’s your ability to recover that matters. You can impact your brain function and cognitive abilities by making simple tweaks here and there to your daily routine. If you are looking to improve your concentration..
True belonging. I don’t know exactly what it is about the combination of those two words, but I do know that when I say it aloud, it just feels right. It feels like something that we all crave and need in our lives. We want to be a part of something, but we need it to be real...
Few things better illustrate how little we understand ourselves than the mysteries of sleep. For a start, there’s the big mystery of why we do it in the first place, since in evolutionary terms, being unconscious for a third of every day is one of the most suicidal strategies imaginable.
Before setting up his new business, Peter Yang made a point of bothering everyone he sat next to on his 75-minute commute to work. “I’d just ask whoever happened to be sitting next to me if they ever thought of paying someone to write their resume for them,” he says.
Years ago, I knew one of those guys who seemed to always be happy and excited. He was always just that bundle of warm fuzzies. First to give you a hug. Always happy to see you. Complimented you about things that had no business being complimented.
The world doesn’t need more small-minded people. It doesn’t need more people following the norms of society. Average is over. To be average in today’s world is to be addicted to technology, stimulants, unhealthy eating, and distraction.
It’s easy to get into a mode of inaction, but building the Action Habit can be a lot more difficult. The reason is that the feedback loops in our lives are set up the wrong way: it’s easier to put things off than to act, it’s easier to seek comfort than to push into discomfort, fear and stress.
Do you often feel like you’re not in control of your day? Co-workers make unexpected demands, meetings don’t work out the way you planned, appointments fall through. You feel like you’re constantly reacting, rather than acting. As a result, not only does your overall productivity suffer, but you’re not getting done the things you want to accomplish
Deciding to be more productive is easy. Figuring out where to start is a bit more tricky. We wanted to see how much time (and money) could be saved by implementing five of the most talked-about productivity hacks, so we rounded up a few volunteer researchers from The Simple Dollar team...