You’ve heard that you should keep a gratitude journal, but did you know that some of the most common gratitude advice doesn’t work? Here’s exactly how (and why) to practise gratitude.
There are exactly two rules for making a special occasion special.
Have you ever played tetris? In high school, I used to play it a lot. I’d play for hours on end, and then go to bed and see brightly coloured shapes falling, falling, falling across the backs of my eyelids. Gratitude is like tetris.
Does bribing yourself with rewards actually work? Well… it’s complicated.
Productivity skills work best when they act in service of living a life aligned with your deepest interests and values.
Here’s a selection of excerpts from things I’ve read or listened to recently, on the theme of “real relaxation”.
There are many things you can do to help you get better sleep.
“I try to take time out for myself, but I just end up feeling guilty every time I do.” Sound familiar? Here’s my fave hack for quieting that inner voice and feeling good about leisure time.