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Time To Stop Procrastination -- 6 Ways To Beat It

Atif Rashid | Posted 07.18.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Atif Rashid

We all are guilty of procrastination from time to time, putting off those important tasks and saying 'oh, I'll do it tomorrow." For many of us though, tomorrow never comes. So how do we defeat procrastination?

How Giving Up Multitasking Changes This Editor's Life

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 06.13.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

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Spontaneous Combustion

Sherry Caris | Posted 06.06.2016 | Comedy
Sherry Caris

I used to be a very busy person. I wasn't on my OCD medication yet, and in addition to my full time job I had a long list of Very Important Things (VI...

Four Ways Monotasking Makes Life Better

The Huffington Post | Ishita Singh | Posted 05.27.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

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How Giving Up Multitasking Can Change Your Life

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 05.25.2016 | Healthy Living

After years of being a chronic multitasker, it was time for writer and digital consultant Verena von Pfetten to change things up for the sake of her w...

12 Ways Your Small Business Might Be Huge

Beth Lapides | Posted 05.05.2016 | Business
Beth Lapides

Happy Small Business Week fellow Small Business Owners! I actually find it shocking that I'm a small business owner. I set out to be an artist/enterta...

Multitasking Is Killing Your Brain

Larry Kim | Posted 05.04.2016 | Science
Larry Kim

Our brains weren't built to multitask. Our brains are designed to focus on one thing at a time, and bombarding them with information only slows them down.

Multitasking While the Titanic Sinks

Greg Schwem | Posted 04.27.2016 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

I wish to apologize to the development team at Four Funnels Entertainment for being such an impatient, easily distracted oaf. This past weekend I learned I am utterly incapable of watching history unfold, particularly if my phone is nearby.

Multitasking Doesn't Work

Rudy Vidal | Posted 04.19.2016 | Business
Rudy Vidal

Adding tasks doesn't expand the brain's capacity; it only increases its cognitive load, or the amount of mental effort it must put out. By multitasking we are reducing the attention we give to each thing.

Why You Should Become a Master of Single-Tasking if You Want to Get Ahead

Alanna Harvey | Posted 03.31.2016 | Technology
Alanna Harvey

If people continue to think that they can run several apps simultaneously while they listen in on a meeting, they're eventually going to get caught. Fierce multi-taskers don't hide behind it well  -- their half-finished and unfocused work shows.

You Will Never Find Work-Life Balance

Christine Carter, PhD | Posted 03.10.2016 | Healthy Living
Christine Carter, PhD

The "real ideal worker" is not a mythical, unattainable ideal. There are successful people all around you who aren't working themselves to the brink of exhaustion and burnout.

The Magic of Monotasking

Annie Wood | Posted 02.16.2016 | Healthy Living
Annie Wood

If you want to give it a whirl, here's a breakdown of what seems to be working for me so far in my quest for mastering monotasking.

Deep Work, Mastery and Becoming an Expert Instead of Watching Game of Thrones

Chantelle Zakariasen | Posted 02.01.2016 | Business
Chantelle Zakariasen

Don't get me wrong, I freaking love Game of Thrones. I devoured 5 seasons in 3 months this past summer and I wait with baited breath for the new ones....

Doing Everything Makes You Less Productive: Here's Why

Toby Nwazor | Posted 01.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Toby Nwazor

Credit Many people think that they need to be good in everything before they can live very successful lives. I disagree. Success depends on how well ...

Multitasking Doesn't Work

TODAY.com | Adam Goldberg | Posted 01.28.2016 | Healthy Living

Your cellphone beeps — you grab it to read the new text. A ding from your computer alerts you to a Facebook post and you check that before you've fi...

The Strategic Decision to Outsource at Home

Diane Passage | Posted 01.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Diane Passage

If you're sitting on a never-ending to-do list, give some thought to outsourcing here and there to help lighten the load. Here are some things to consider if hiring help is worth it for you:

What Your Brain Actually Does When You Multitask

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 01.13.2016 | Healthy Living

You may pride yourself on your ability to do many, many things at once, but your brain probably isn't so happy with this arrangement, according to Car...

Manos Gavras is busy - acting, writing, etc.

Sara Panagiotopoulou | Posted 01.04.2016 | Entertainment
Sara Panagiotopoulou

Some people are easy to introduce. You can say things like, "This is so-and-so; he's a chef." But how can you introduce somebody who doesn't have only...

Take Homework Offline

Carl Marziali | Posted 12.01.2015 | Education
Carl Marziali

Schools are sending kids to the most distracting medium ever invented. Parents have no way to know if their children are working or playing in one of a dozen windows. An assignment that should take one hour may stretch to two or three.

Multitask Much? It May Not Be As Bad For You As You Think.

Susan Krauss Whitbourne | Posted 11.18.2015 | Fifty
Susan Krauss Whitbourne

Midlife seems to put us in situations that demand multitasking. Whether you're fixing dinner and need to make a late phone call or have to juggle the competing demands of a job that forces you to monitor emails and clients, you're pretty much forced to divide your mental bandwidth into portions.

In the Name of Mindfulness and Self Compassion -- You Are Dumped!

Kellie Edwards | Posted 11.09.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Kellie Edwards

When I'm with you I'm not as happy as I am when you're away. Being with you is like low-grade stress. The ordinary moments become painful and you suc...

Too Much to Do, Too Little Time

Dr. Natasha Josefowitz | Posted 10.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Natasha Josefowitz

I had lunch with my friend Dr. Pamila Brar, who is the medical director of Human Longevity, Inc., a while ago, and she was telling me about how diffic...

The Plugged-in Paradox: Why Always Being Connected Makes It Harder to Connect

Alison A. Quirk | Posted 10.23.2015 | Business
Alison A. Quirk

Take a moment to look around the next time you're in a meeting, at a social event, waiting in line or walking down the street. You'll likely find yourself surrounded by people staring at a smartphone or other digital device. Chances are you'll join them. What's going on here?

How Being Busy Makes You Unproductive

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 10.23.2015 | Business
Dr. Travis Bradberry

Being busy has somehow become a badge of honor. The prevailing notion is that if you aren't super busy, you aren't important or hard working. The truth is, busyness makes you less productive.

Intexticated

James A. Roberts | Posted 10.15.2015 | Technology
James A. Roberts

We all know the tell-tale signs.... a hand over the right ear of the driver in front of us, someone driving 50 miles per hour on the Interstate. Or, the slow "lane drift" as the driver in front or beside you slowly creeps into your lane and then corrects his lane tracking before he does it all over again.