The mind is a wonderful thing... but also constantly tries to convince us not to take actions we know are good for us, and stops many life changes.
Even when we intend to simplify our lives, we continue to have too much stuff. Part of that is from laziness, but the real driving force is something else.
The next time you are tempted to say, "I'm out of options. I'm defeated. There is nothing left that I can do," step outside on a clear, starry night. Look up.
If you just don't seem to be reaching your targets, try something different: creating rules that will help you make your goals happen.
A lousy interface for your life can be frustrating, grating, full of friction and confusion. So how can you redesign it?
It's discouraging to fall off your diet or out of good habits. So how do you deal with a relapse into old bad habits?
How often do you not done what you really wanted to get done? Here are ideas for 3 small discipline habits you can teach yourself.
Simplify. Don’t try to do it all. Don’t try to have the most perfect life you can create. Here are some ideas how - and why.
Do you worry too much - and too often - about all the things you're not getting done in your life?
How can you get motivated to get the important but not urgent stuff done in your life? Here are some self-help tips to get you back on track!
Here's how to make your own rules to increase your productivity, even if you can't visualize the entire path from your starting point.
Have you ever felt the urge to explore a totally different field, skill or interest for a while? Don't feel like you have the time? You could probably take the plunge and really do it if it was just for one d...
Ready to make a real positive change in your life? Here are some tips to help you maintain your momentum over the long haul.
When it comes to making personal goals, we what doesn't work: saying you’re going to make a change, and then failing to do it. Here's a better way.
Too often, we let ourselves be ruled by our moods and get little done because we 'don't feel like it.' Snap out of the lazy zone!
Procrastination is the thief of time, but never-give-up researchers have found a way to collar it. Here's the trick.
Mood is a poor indicator of whether or not you should do something, and leads to procrastination. Here's what to say instead of 'I don’t feel like it.'
Self-discipline means learning to get good at discomfort, to stick to something, and to enjoy any activity as a reward in and of itself.
One of the biggest problems you need to solve if you work for yourself is how to make yourself get work done. Here are some no-nonsense tips.