Tag: “Science”

Personal Productivity

Sleep and productivity

4 Tips to Improve Sleep to Become More Productive

Productivity is part of the modern lifestyle. Professionals are always seeking out techniques to increase their output and perfect their efficiency. While productivity methods are helpful in their own way, though, there’s one productivity booster that is as simple and natural as breathing.

Personal Productivity

Walk and productivity

What Walking Has to Do with Your Personal Productivity

Stoics recommended walking as a form of mental training to connect with the unconscious. Buddhists recommend walking for a higher, happier and healthier life. Many of the most brilliant minds throughout history found the ideas for which they are known in their walks.

Personal Productivity

What is wellness

The Link Between Personal Wellness and Productivity at Work

Zombies, the fictional undead that wander in search of nutrition and purpose may not be so far off from reality and may as well be depicting a specie we recognize close to us. If you were to look around and observe the actions of an everyday man during his work routine you will be surprised to recognize zombie-like traits in him. Sleep-deprived, over-caffeinated, stressed and restlessly bobbling from one task to another to get through the day without a sense of purpose or well-being is the general description of your modern-day man. Time to reflect or even simply spare a thought on emotions appears to be a luxury since the pressure of the daily mundane routine seems to over-weigh all notions of self-analysis or self-evaluation. The lack of any genuine feeling and an aimless struggle to acquire unachievable goals that substantiate the idea of achievement and satisfaction makes for a rather hollow life and leads to absence of wellness.

Getting Things Done - GTD

Laziness

Laziness, the Enemy of Action

Laziness, together with fear, is one of the greatest enemies of actions. Although it usually has a negative connotation, the truth is that laziness is somehow included in animal and human nature. It’s the unwillingness to work or use energy, despite having the ability to do so, and there can be different causes:

Getting Things Done - GTD

Cognitive switching

Cognitive Switching Is Killing Your Productivity

In this blog we’ve talked on more than one occasion about how multitasking doesn’t work, since the brain is not neurologically prepared to work on several things at once. When you think you’re multitasking what it’s actually happening is that your brain is switching between tasks as fast as it can, and this can significantly jeopardize your effectiveness when doing them, as recent studies in the field of neurology show.

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