It’s the year 2000. Your time machine has landed you, for some odd reason, on the floor of my living room. I’m intently focused on my computer screen, trying to choose between three equally bad photos of myself. Politely neglecting to tell me that I’m wasting my time because MySpace won’t exist in a few short years anyway, […]
You know what’s amazing to me? Just how many of us, when we set out to create a new habit, decide to do it with huge, sweeping changes in our behavior. “I want to be more productive” = “I’m going to put together a minute-by-minute schedule of my day so that I can always be […]
I have a question for you. If you clicked on this post, then you probably want to be healthier or more productive. If that’s the case, what’s holding you back? Why aren’t you as healthy or productive as you want to be? (OK, that was two questions. And no, I didn’t bring you here to […]
Every so often, it turns out that something we’ve all been using our whole lives is actually trying to murder us. A few years ago, it was our shoes. Someone released a study, someone else published a book and the press picked up on it and decided that wearing modern shoes is the most dangerous […]
A few weeks ago, my wife and I dropped into a coffee shop that we’d been meaning to try. It was a trendy hipster spot, and on that day, the plaid shirts outnumbered the available tables, so we took a seat at a big wooden communal table in the middle of the room.
Do you know someone who seems like they’re an unstoppable productivity machine?
Tomorrow, I’m going to wake up early, go to the gym, have a healthy breakfast, finish Projects X, Y and Z, go grocery shopping, clean the house and be in bed by 10. We all know how this story ends.
Do you ever feel overwhelmed by all of the tasks and notes you’re trying to remember?
Imagine a pile of bricks. (I know, I know. Just stay with me here. I promise it’ll be worth it.)