Research shows that willpower fails us about 50% of the time, and pushing yourself harder doesn’t actually mean you get more done. Here are five ways that exercising some self-compassion and going easy on yourself is actually more productive than pushing yourself harder.
You have a few pieces of paper in your hand. Do you plonk them on your desk, or file them away? In other words: are you a “piler”, or a “filer”?
Here’s a selection of excerpts from things I’ve read or listened to recently, on the theme of “real relaxation”.
Why multitasking is ruining your life – and how to stop doing it.
(And what to do instead.)
I’ve never been a particularly outdoorsy person, and as a result have never been in particularly in touch with the passing of the seasons. Indeed, I have always thought that Australia doesn’t really have clearly definable seasons. How wrong I was!
Finding a simple system of organisation is not so… simple. Why is this?
There are exactly two rules for making a special occasion special.