Tag: productivity

  • Where writing takes you

    Every book and story I write starts with a simple idea, a little jolt of energy that makes me scratch my chin and go: “Huh,” or toss and turn in bed until I jot it down. I usually begin writing immediately before the initial spark fades away and make sense of symbolism and themes in…

  • How to stay productive with not enough sleep

    This is what works for me to stay productive when I haven’t had enough sleep. Everyone is different, and has a different level of energy and sleep requirements. For some people, pumping caffeine works. But the goal is to move as close to the ideal circadian rhythm as possible; i.e. wake up at or before…

  • How to Meditate properly

    How to Meditate properly

    How to meditate properly is a question most beginners interested in the practice might wonder. I used to wonder this myself, and I got neck deep in apps like Headspace, Calm, and Insight Timer, or guided meditation videos, and audio files. Although these might help in the beginning to get into the rhythm of the…

  • What is the purpose?

    What is the purpose?

    Every second, ask yourself: What is the purpose of this moment? You are sitting in front of your computer, typing away trying to curb the fierceness of your thoughts, when an urge to look up an online sale comes along. And you step on the breaks of a 100 mile per hour train to full…

  • How to make better decisions

    How to make better decisions

    If I was a person who ONLY made the right decision, what decision would I make right now? This is a question that should take permanent residence in your mind. It will help you make better decisions. When working out, there are a few ways to perform the same exercise routine. There is the light…

  • The next thing

    Living in the moment is as important as looking forward to the next thing. How often an upcoming show, concert, or even a new episode of a beloved show have kept your mood up for an entire day or weeks? Give yourself mini rewards to look forward to in the future to get through the…

  • Never ending list of productivity and reward recommendations

    Productivity playlists and how to reward yourself after being productive.

  • You can do everything, just not all at the same time

    Next time you see a successful person think about that one ingredient, that one unknown human attribute that they have. They stand beside us and fill us with awe. We cannot even comprehend how a person, with the same necessary physical abilities as you, can achieve so much in so little time. “They must have…