Articles on Productivity

10 Self-Improvement Apps to Make You Smarter, Stronger, and Happier

Want to develop healthier habits? Become the Six Million Dollar You with the help of these 10 cheap (or free!) self-improvement apps.

How to Stick to Personal Deadlines

Missing a deadline at work has consequences. Missing a personal deadline should have consequences, too. Here's how to keep yourself on task.

101 Useful Things You Can Do in 15 Minutes or Less

In 15 minutes or less you can boost your career, strengthen a relationship, manage your finances, prep a meal, and lots more!

When Multitasking Can Work

You probably aren't very productive if you're multitasking. But if you follow this time-management technique, you can make multitasking work for you.

Can You Have It All? 4 Tips for Doing More With Your Time

Many of us think we don't have enough time in the day to do what we really want — but the truth is that, well, that's not quite true. Discover how to do more.

25 Ways to Boost Creativity

Feel like your brain is drained? Get inspired with these 25 tips for expanding your creative horizons.

52 Great Weekend Projects to Improve Your Life

From decluttering to volunteering to getting healthy and much more, these 52 projects give you something to work on every weekend of the year.

6 Reasons You're Not as Happy as You'd Like to Be

Stuck in a rut? Here are six reasons you may be feeling blue and ways to pick yourself up, from jolting your routine to clearing away clutter.

13 Benefits of Being a Night Owl

Our culture esteems the early riser, but being a night owl has its advantages. Discover how staying up late can help you get ahead.

10 Ways to Improve Your Decision-Making Skills

Whether it's something as big as a career move or as small as what you're having for dinner, follow these tips to help make great decisions.

An Organized Year: A Month-by-Month Guide

If you find yourself procrastinating until the last minute and running out of time, get your act together with this month-by-month schedule.

Money Management in 5 Minutes a Day

Day-to-day money management doesn't need to take a ton of time. Here are some key steps and tools that'll help you create a super-efficient system.

25 Ways to Take Five Minutes for Yourself

If you're oh-so-busy and need a break, check out these simple, easy ways to take five minutes and recharge.

Achieve More With Goal Sequencing

What's the secret to achieving any goal you set? Breaking it down into many smaller sequential goals and tackling each one at a time. Here's how to do it.

The Joy of Disconnecting

Technology can be helpful, wonderful...and incessant. Discover why it's important to put the smartphone down and take a break.

Have a Great Day, Every Day: 5 Things to Do in the Morning

The first minutes of your morning can make the rest of your day awesome...or awful. Discover easy morning activities that help make your day great.

Get It Done: How to Measure Your Goals

How can you achieve your goals if you don’t even know how to measure them? Learn how to quantify your goals and accomplish more.

13 Free or Cheap Ways to Be Blissfully Unproductive

Most of the time, we try to be productive...but everyone needs a break. Here are cheap ways to have fun, experience joy, and be blissfully unproductive.

Just Start: How Doing Anything Can Help You Accomplish Everything

Hate feeling stuck? Learn how just starting something — anything! — can help you tackle your entire to-do list.

The Benefits of Changing Your Routine

What's the secret to losing weight, getting more done, and feeling happier? One simple word — change.