Right now, you're hustling. You're hustling at your 9 to 5, trying to finish projects, stay focused, and earn that salary. After work, you keep hustling, putting dinner together, running errands, and tackling chores around the house. Maybe you hustle even harder, picking up a side gig to supplement your income. And you don't stop … Continue reading Multitasking is More Dangerous Than You Think
Think you shouldn't spend any time on your phone if you're trying to stay focused and get things done. Yet sometimes, your smartphone holds the key to productivity. Productivity apps offer a burst of motivation, renewed focus, and inspired thinking. Whether designed to increase efficiency or make switching between tasks effortless, smartphone apps can keep … Continue reading 6 Productivity Apps You Need to Download Right Now
Do you start feeling dread creep up around 4PM on Sunday afternoon? Does prepping for Monday morning make you panic? You're stressed out, and your 9 to 5 job is clearly what's stressing you out most. You aren't alone, though. The Huffington Post reports stress is at an all-time high -- more than a third of … Continue reading 5 Self-Care Sunday Tips That’ll Make You More Productive Monday Morning
You work hard. Whether you're swamped at home and don't want to tackle that pile of dishes in the sink or you're suffering at your desk, avoiding the unanswered emails in your inbox, sometimes you just can't get yourself to be productive. To get your focus and your productivity back on track, you just need … Continue reading Can’t Stay Focused? Here’s Why You Should Reward Yourself
For decades, video games have gotten a bad rap. Considered a complete waste of time, a danger to society, and a mindless venture by many (especially frustrated parents!), video games are often viewed as one of the biggest anti-productivity hobbies. Yet what most people don't realize is just how helpful video games can be for … Continue reading Feeling Distracted? Play Video Games!
Working from home is everyone's dream. Instead of suffering through a morning commute, sitting at an assigned desk, wearing "business attire" to appear professional, and counting down the minutes until it's time to head home, you can roll out of bed and plop yourself down anywhere you'd like to work. Even more appealing? Coffee, snacks, … Continue reading How to Fight Distraction When Working From Home
Waking up at the crack of dawn is horribly unappealing. I am not a fan -- if I could sleep until 11AM every day of the work week, I would. And for years I did. Back when I was in the dual roles of part freelance writer, part freelance college counselor, I didn't meet with … Continue reading You Need to Become a Morning Person (Yes, Seriously)