How to Utilize Your Music Playlist to Improve Productivity

People love their music. With music now accessible in so many ways and in so many settings, using music as an aid to work is commonplace. PJ Kaka argued in her Pick the Brain Article can temporarily make you smarter … r

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10 Amazing Organizational Ideas to Boost Productivity

There’s a fun quote around productivity that always makes me smile when I read it:  “Drink Coffee – Do stupid things faster, with more energy!”  While I enjoy a good cup of coffee, there are definitely more efficient ways to … r

6 Less Obvious Tips to Increase Your Productivity

The Productivity Problem “I just don’t have the time.”        “There are too many things to do each day.”                      “I feel overwhelmed.” Welcome to the 21st Century where opportunities abound and time seems to evaporate. Depending on your situation, your … r

Fika: What Can We All Learn From This Swedish Coffee Tradition

If you’re not from Sweden, chances are you won’t be familiar with the word fika. However, if you were to visit Sweden at some point, you would probably hear it on a regular basis. So, what is fika? In lack … r

How Optical Illusions Can Enhance Mental Agility

How do you wile away your free time? Is checking your social media feeds the top of your list, or are you a life admin kind of person? Do you use your free time to call up your friends or … r

8 Ways A Highly Productive Person’s Weekend is Different

“Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time who never loses any. It is wonderful how much can be done if we are always doing.”  Thomas Jefferson  Why does it seem that … r