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Positivity Counts

I read an interesting article the other day on how positivity impacts productivity. The article suggests that consuming negative news in the morning (even just for a few minutes) hurts mood and well being. Individuals who watched just three minutes … Continue reading

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Scheduling through Circadian Rhythms for Optimal Productivity

Every day after my baby lies down for his afternoon nap, I get to go work on my dissertation. That has not been working out at all. In theory, it kind of works. 5 hours of baby time, 5 hours … Continue reading

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Should –> Could

This is a tip I picked up from my yoga class. Make a list of all the things you “should” do. I should call my mother more often. I should clear out those old books on my desk. I should … Continue reading

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The 5 Choices: The Path to Extraordinary Productivity ~ Book Summary & Review (Part 1 of 2)

I picked up a new productivity book titled The 5 Choices: The Path to Extraordinary Productivity (library)(Amazon). Co-written by Kory Kogon, Adam Merrill, and Leena Rinne, the book claims to address the factors compromising our ability to make great accomplishments: the overwhelming … Continue reading

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Overcoming the Distraction Habit – Test 1

Over at Zenhabits, Leo Babauta offers a simple method for overcoming a bad habit of being constantly distracted. What I did when I wanted to develop an awareness of my smoking urges was carry around a pencil and small scrap … Continue reading

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Why am I so anxious after 10am?

I had a kind of mini panic attack this morning – the first in a long time. I had sat down at my desk because my son was taking his morning nap. My HabitRPG did not reset due to server issues … Continue reading

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January reflection, February planning

Every December I write up a bunch of emails to be sent to my “future self.” The idea is that people are incredibly poor at predicting their future selves and thus constantly procrastinate. I wanted to remind myself that I … Continue reading

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