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

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5 Surprising Things Productive People Give Up

Being productive is not just about taking up a set of new traits and habits although that is important. It is equally about reflecting on your current habits. You will see whether there is anything holding you back from being … 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

Why Meditation Doesn’t Always Work and What To Do About It

How often have you carved out time to meditate, only to squander those twenty to thirty minutes obsessively thinking of what you need to accomplish, or drifting off to sleep from exhaustion only to emerge with your anxieties intact? I … r

Prioritization - How Productive People Get Things Done - Cairn

Prioritization: How Productive People Get Things Done

My wife and I recently traveled to Zion National Park where I witnessed a cairn (pictured above) on the trail. Cairns are used as trail markers around the globe to help you realize that you are on the right path. … r