Blocking out chunks of time to play and spend one on one time with the kids is a great way to keep family harmony and stay connected.
“Beware the barrenness of a busy life.” — Socrates “I am so busy” is a default response for many of us these days. It’s like a reflex to any questions we might receive from
A book review of Getting Things Done (the revised edition) describing what’s new and notable.…
Design, tech, writing, and other creative matters.
Even if you’re the tidy type, you may still find yourself falling victim to the accumulation of paper clutter. Receipts are one of the top culprits, along with mail and papers you want to keep handy for a week or two, which end up sitting on your desk in the inbox or to-do slot for […]
Mark Ford founded Early to Rise in 1999. He wrote over 2,000 essays on making money, being more productive, and living the good life before selling ETR to…
A description of how to use Todoist, Evernote, and Trello in perfect harmony.
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Despite a growing abundance of research that shows how valuable mindfulness meditation can be, there also seems to be many roadblocks that keep people from trying it out: from simple time constraints, to the fear of becoming stereotyped as one of those ‘new age, touchy-feely’ kinds of people.
If you’re feeling stretched thin from your job, ask yourself: Do I live to work or do I work to live? Chances are your job consumes an inordinate portion of your life. In fact, according to a 2012 survey by wrike.com, over half of American workers feel overloaded.
People who see the glass half-full are certainly happier than the pessimists of the world, and learning to think positively is worthwhile. However, changing the way you think can be surprisingly tricky, especially when the going gets tough. What if there were a way—a shortcut or hack—that positively affected how you feel when you just […]
To help users manage their days better, Sunrise Calendar has introduced two new service tie-ins, those being Basecamp and Meetup.
You can choose to wake up ten minutes late, or you may decide to watch another 40-minute episode of Walking Dead. Either way, time doesnât give a shit.
Can you draw the Apple logo from memory? Are you sure? Try it right now. The answer may surprise you. Only 1 out of 85 participants got it right in this interesting study on human memory. Â Even though most of see the Apple logo nearly every day, our memories just don’t store all the little…
You have a safety net. Whatever acrobatic manoeuvres will be required in the working week ahead, you can leap from platform to swinging trapeze with confidence. Someone down there is going to catch you if you fall. That someone, strangely enough, is you. As I mentioned before, there are a number of milestones along
Work, household chores, errands, or time with the kids … many of us struggle to feel as if we’ve done “enough,” telling ourselves, “I wasn’t that productive at work today, I should have gotten more
Are you actively pursuing your dreams? We reveal five common mistakes people make when going after what they want, and how to avoid making them. If you are a
Find out how to start loving what you do and focus your attention on the completion and fulfillment of your dreams. If you want to achieve your dreams you can’t
Getting stuff done isn’t always easy. Whether you’re procrastinating a bit too much, or forgetting about tasks altogether, it might be time to try out a productivity app on your Android or iOS device.
Things going on are temporary. If I take care of myself physically and mentally I can get though this, not miss a moment of joy in it all. Look back and smile.
Discover some of the ways small changes in our daily routine can double our results. Why canât we consider a simple change in our daily lives where we divide
Are you chronically tired for no reason? Do you feel rundown and overwhelmed? It could be adrenal fatigue. Adrenal fatigue occurs when your adrenal glands cannot adequately meet the demands of
Here are some tips on how to cope with problems, free our mind, and avoid negative energy in our environment. Discover how to avoid bad energy in your life
These tweaks will make your office feel more like home.
Your clutter will soon be under their control.