A comprehensive selection of self improvement articles, focusing on Productivity from writers around the world

The One Secret to Becoming Smarter (Hint: It’s not what you think)

We all want to know the one secret to becoming smarter, don’t we? If you search for “ways to become smarter” on the internet, you will get a lot of crazy suggestions. Maybe some more than others. After all, do … r

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5 Stress Management Tips When Things Get Out of Hand

It’s absolutely normal to feel powerless when you encounter stress, but to think that there’s nothing you can do about it is definitely not normal. You can avoid things from getting out of control by taking charge of your thoughts, … r

Forget SMART Goals and Try This Instead

For four years, I struggled using SMART Goals that got me nowhere. I experienced psychological pressure and pain from always feeling like I would never be enough until I reached some magically self-created utopia through achieving my goals. I never … r

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5 Steps to Change a Habit for a Healthier, Happier Lifestyle

We all know what it’s like to be a creature of habit. Even if it’s subconsciously so, we surely take comfort out of the little rituals we habitually do; Netflix before bedtime; double espresso on our way to work; a jog … r

Four Productivity Tenets From Stoicism

It was a rainy Friday afternoon and as usual, I was going through a post-lunch slump. Unfortunately, as an intern at a rapid startup, it was something I couldn’t really afford. My manager was in a meeting and I checked … r

5 Things Productive People Do Every Night

Though we often assume that a good night’s sleep starts when we turn off the lights, setting yourself up for a restful seven to eight hours goes far beyond closing your eyes and taking a few deep breaths. The routine … r