Articles on Productivity

5 Reasons Why Science Says It's Okay to Be Lazy

From biology to economics, scientists are discovering that sloth may be fundamental to our makeup. Settle a little deeper into your couch and learn why.

7 Ways Doing Nothing Will Make You More Productive

It's easy to get caught up in our busy routines, but doing nothing can actually boost productivity. Learn why taking a break might be the best thing you do today.

The Best Time of the Day to Do Everything

Are you a morning person or a night person? It might not matter. Discover how science says you should structure your day for the best results.

Science Shows You Need to Work Less — Here's Why

If you've been looking for ways to convince your boss to let you work fewer or more flexible hours — for the same pay — send him this link.

10 Smart Things to Do During Your Commute (Even If You Drive!)

Why fill your public transit commute (or drive) with mindless chatter when you can use that time to smarten up, instead?

Kill Boredom With These 34 Fun and Productive Projects

Bored? Get off the Internet and get busy tackling these fun, small projects that will improve both you and your life!

10 Things That Improve Your Health in Your Home Office

Are you sick of work...or is work making you sick? Try some simple home office changes that can help you feel better — and be more productive.

Why You Need a Time Budget — and How to Create It

If time is money, wouldn't a budget help you manage your time, too? Of course it would! Get started building your time budget now!

Are Your Lights Making You Tired?

Do you lose your energy and glow every afternoon? Or do you have trouble getting to sleep at night? Your problem could be your lights.

25 Simple Ways to Change Up Your Routine and Love Your Day

Stuck in a rut? Get out with these 25 ways to shake up your day and make it great!

7 Ways to Get Your Life Back Into Balance

Feeling off kilter? Out of whack? A step behind? Try these balancing tricks refocus on the things that really matter.

Science Proves It: You NEED to Take a Vacation

If the boss balks at your plan to take two weeks off, show him this. Brain science says you'll return more energized and productive than ever!

10 Reasons Why You're Not Reaching Your Goals (and How to Change That)

Fail to reach another goal? Don't beat yourself up about it (that's reason #6), but do use this list to learn why you've failed — and how to do better next time.

9 Ways to Protect Your Personal Time From Work and Be Happier

One secret of productivity is knowing when to call it a day. Enjoy more time to yourself and with family and friends by actively guarding your time with these tips.

The Single Greatest Key to Managing Your Time

Whatever time management and productivity tools and tricks you try, if you don't master this, you won't control your time or your to-do list.

10 Weird Ways to Get Things Done That Might Work For You

Feel like your to-do list just goes on and on, no matter what you do? Try these (especially #5), and see if you aren't closer to "done."

10 No-Stress Ways to Do More in Less Time

Getting more done doesn't necessarily mean working more. Follow these tips to get more done in less time — and feel great.

Why I Love Using Skype to Keep in Touch With Family and Coworkers

If you're not using Skype you're wasting a fortune on calls. Learn why I've been using Skype for years and how you can start saving today.

6 Rules of Creating a Powerfully Productive Workspace

The key to productivity may be a well-designed workspace. Learn how to set up your cubicle or office so it works for you.

Best Money Tips: Ways to Perk Up Your Productivity

Today we found some awesome articles on ways to perk up your productivity, reasons why you can succeed when you fail, and signs you should quit your job.