Which Is Better, Granite Or Quartz For Your Kitchen Countertops

If you are thinking of remodelling your kitchen but are stuck between quartz countertops and granite countertops, then, you know quite well, choosing one could be quite a daunting task. While the perspectives are bound to vary as per an individual, I will try to give you a complete idea and all the things and facts about these countertops, so you can have opinions of your own. (However, I will make my … [Read Entire Story]

52 Experts Reveal Their Pre-Work Ritual To Skyrocket Productivity

I would have never guessed it… When I started this project a month ago, it seemed simple and straightforward. It was just an article that I didn’t even have to write – just ask the experts one simple question and publish their answers. But it turned out to be more than a project. It was an ultimate learning experience for me. The question was: What is your pre-work ritual that helps… [Read Entire Story]

Using the “Drop the Tails” Method to Eliminate Internal Friction and Recharge Your Energy Levels

In March 2015, I had no less than 164 tails. And yes, in case you are wondering, I am human (at least I look like one). The “tail” in this case is what Russians call any unfinished task, postponed business or delayed project. In my college days, the “tail” meant that you… [Read Entire Story]

Time, Money, Productivity, and Life

Do you feel guilty when you’re not doing something productive? In this age of time management we can easily adopt the idea that if we are not focused on productivity then we are wasting time. So we try to get super organized in an effort to boost our productivity. We could claim our attempts to cram as much as possible into each day is based on the fact that life is short and we want to accomplish all we can. I’m sorry, but that argument just doesn’t hold water. Why? For one thing, it’s our natural tendency to seek … [Read Entire Story]

How do I get more readers for my blog?

There are many ways to get more readers for your blog, what I will explain below are the most popular methods you can use today to increase your readership and get more exposure. Creating and maintaining a blog requires a lot of hard work and patience but the even most difficult part is to increase… [Read Entire Story]

20 Practical Time Management Tips

Time seems to be an issue for almost everyone. We all have a lot of things that we need to get done, but many of them have absolutely nothing to do with what is truly important in our lives. With so many demands on our time these days it’s easy to feel like we are losing control. Do you ever feel as if you are going through life without really… [Read Entire Story]

Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity

A completely revised and updated edition of the blockbuster bestseller from “the personal productivity guru” (Fast Company) Since it was first published almost fifteen years ago, David Allen’s Getting Things Done has become one of the most influential business books of its era, and the ultimate book on personal organization. “GTD” is now shorthand for [More About This Book]

Are You Creating What You Don’t Want?

All of us are very busy creating our personal reality. Creating is actually a full-time job and we are all quite good at it. Problem is, most of the time we do this unconsciously. That means that there’s a strong likelihood we are busy creating things we don’t really want … [Read Entire Story]

Can Productivity Lead to Increased Happiness?

Has technology given you more free time or less? Are you feeling overwhelmed by too much multitasking, information overload and an overcrowded schedule? Do you feel guilty when you’re not doing something productive? It seems like most of us live our lives based on the clock. We wake up at a certain time, work on a schedule and scrutinize our performance on how long it takes us to accomplish things. If we get more done in less time, our productivity feels like a source of happiness. But when… [Read Entire Story]

Can Productivity be a Trap?

Productivity is a good thing, right? The sense of accomplishment can certainly be a genuine source of joy and satisfaction. Sometimes though, we forget why we are striving to be more productive. Isn’t greater happiness the reason behind increased productivity? Don’t we convince ourselves that getting more done will finally give us the time for things we truly enjoy? Our pursuit of increased productivity, should result in increased happiness right? The trap we need to be aware of … [Read Entire Story]

How to fight fatigue

Fatigue is simply a symptom of an underlying condition, so fighting it can depend upon many things. But one of the most common causes of fatigue is simply a busy life!  Everyone, these days, seems to be stretched thin, and that can take a toll on the body. Whether it is a poor diet, a lack of sleep, or stress that is causing your fatigue, below you will find some good, overall pieces of advice that can fight the physical… [Read Entire Story]

How to find more time in your day

Looking to find more time in your day?  Our constant, busy lives can really make us feel overwhelmed and stressed, but just a few extra minutes in a day could alleviate this stress and allow for more ‘me’ time. While finding that extra time may not seem easy, it can be done.  Making simple changes in your day to day life and learning how to manage your time better, can really open up so much more time in your day, and make your life much less stressful. Email Detox Start with an email detox.  We spend so much time reading, composing and … [Read Entire Story]

Is Productivity the Key to Happiness?

Productivity is a good thing, right? That wonderful sense of accomplishment we get from getting more done in less time can be a genuine source of joy and satisfaction. I think most of us are on the lookout for ways to ramp up our productivity. At the same time, it’s easy to get so caught up in the push that we forget why we are striving to be more productive. Have you ever wondered&#… [Read Entire Story]

6 ways to boost your willpower!

Willpower, according Wikipedia, is the self-discipline required for personal improvement. It is the driving force behind your willingness to make things happen. Fortunately there are ways to improve your willpower and this is what will be discussing below.  1. Baby steps Start with small and easily attainable goals rather than too optimistic targets. For example do not just say: “I will never smoke again” because if you fail to do so you will be disappointment which is not what you want especially at this stage. A good first step, in this case, is to reduce the number of cigarettes you smoke on a… [Read Entire Story]

How to get along with a difficult boss

A “bad” boss can turn the office environment into an unbearable workplace! If your boss behaves badly at work, then it’s up to you to change this situation. In many companies, people in a higher position may be constantly and intentionally screaming at you without any reason. But, if you just stand it and do nothing, this situation will not change, but it will become even worse. The following tips can help you re-think the way you can deal… [Read Entire Story]

How to love your job when you hate it

It is a fact, that the need to work with a view to ensure financial resources does not make much allowance for choosing our profession and our work. Given the above, to love what we do for a living, is an even more difficult target. The love for the job, or else the job satisfaction, as referred to by experts, apart from the positive … [Read Entire Story]

How to stay active throughout the day

Do you often feel tired and you feel that you don’t have the necessary energy to keep up with the obligations of a demanding day? Repeated tiredness can be a “warning” that your body sends you to show that something is wrong. This can lead to other problems and actually serious ones. Start your day with energy In the morning your blood pressure and body temperature are the lowest, the heart beats are slower, the joints and the muscles are still stiff. So, to start your day with energy follow these simple but effective tips: Set your alarm clock 20 minutes earlier. This way, you will be able to get ready more calmly, fitting into … [Read Entire Story]

Decision making made easy – 8 Steps for taking the right decisions

Is there a method we can use for easier decision making? How can we limit the mistakes of our decisions? The 8 ways presented below can increase your chances of taking the correct decisions. We often get the feeling of doubt after a major decision. We are unsure if we made the right decision or not… [Read Entire Story]

How do we take decisions?

How to take better decisions? Each day, we are called to take a number of decisions, sometimes less important and other times more crucial for the course of our lives. But what is that thing that leads us to the final decision? Is it instinct, logic, feeling or common good? Because there shouldn’t be only one criterion for all your choices, let’s look into the secrets for unmistakable decisions! Experts explain that generally all choices are based on various criteria. A bit of logic, a bit of … [Read Entire Story]

7 ideas to help you find and change your life’s purpose

What does it take to change your life’s purpose? How can you understand what you really want to achieve in your life and how can you create your own personal development plan? A sketching plan of yourself and a few suggestions for your improvement are capable of providing you with an answer to the above questions. Besides… [Read Entire Story]

10 Tips for Longevity

A balanced diet and regular exercise can contribute in better health, increasing at the same time the possibilities for longevity. These two precious secrets however aren’t the only ones that can increase your life expectancy. 1. Protect your DNA As people grow older, the “tail” of the chromosomes, the so called telomere, shrinks, making people more susceptible to illnesses. This part of the DNA may not possess such a… [Read Entire Story]

9 Simple ways to keep your brain in shape

We all knew that a clock, a guitar or a piano often need tuning in order to function properly. But, how many of us actually knew that there is the potential to ‘tune’ our brain and become mentally…faster? Nowadays, scientists agree that lack of activity puts the brain to sleep mode. On the contrary, when we keep our brain in shape it does not betray … [Read Entire Story]

How to beat procrastination – 6 simple tips

Procrastination is a habit common to many people. Surely you have catch yourself postpone important tasks again and again! Many people are shifting their activities as a way of life, but this can lead them to a dead end and unfulfilled goals. Procrastination is sometimes the reason to lose a professional opportunity or the… [Read Entire Story]

Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity

In today’s world, yesterday’s methods just don’t work. In Getting Things Done, veteran coach and management consultant David Allen shares the breakthrough methods for stress-free performance that he has introduced to tens of thousands of people across the country. Allen’s premise is simple: our productivity is directly proportional to our ability to relax. Only when [More About This Book]