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6 Simple Ways to Motivate Yourself to Work Even if You Don't Feel Like it

Vicky Law | Posted 11.25.2016 | Home
Vicky Law

Image Credit You know that feeling where you have everything you need to have a productive day at work but for some reason you can't get yourself to ...

The Life Balancing Act

Jamie Cornell | Posted 08.19.2016 | Home
Jamie Cornell

While watching the incredible gymnasts compete in the Rio Olympics this past week, it struck me that the hard work, effort, and concentration they put into keeping their balance during their routines can shed some light on the reality of the "balance" we try to accomplish in life.

How to Tame Your Tyrannical To-Do List

Nozomi Morgan | Posted 08.12.2016 | Home
Nozomi Morgan

Pressure to stay ahead is a common reason many successful professionals are on the verge of burning out. They create perpetual, out-of-control to-lists that never end.

Is Your To-Do List Doing You In?

Christine Hassler | Posted 06.30.2016 | Home
Christine Hassler

If you are feeling overwhelmed by everything you have to get done, it is time for a to-do list do over!

5 Surprising Steps to a More Effective To-Do List

Christine Carter, PhD | Posted 05.24.2016 | Home
Christine Carter, PhD

Below are the five steps to transform a long, overwhelming list of things into a high performing task-list. A note about format: You'll probably have to give up your pen and paper list for this one.

Intervention: When Your To-Do List Is Running You

Ashley Stahl | Posted 05.11.2016 | Home
Ashley Stahl

Who doesn't love a girls' night every now and then? It's an opportunity to escape reality for a few hours, feeling rejuvenated by laughter and heart-t...

Why Time Is Not My Friend

Shea Curry | Posted 03.18.2016 | Home
Shea Curry

It's the New Year and TIME still proves to not be my friend, but I'm working on our relationship. No, seriously I am! I made it through the chaos and overall exhaustion of the holiday season. I said I wasn't going to make it complicated.

The Christmas Blog I Don't Have Time to Write

Ginny Sassaman | Posted 12.17.2016 | Home
Ginny Sassaman

Back in the 1980s, before working as a full time watercolor artist ate up every ounce of my creative time and energy, I made our annual Christmas card...

Here's Your Checklist For Making Positive Changes In 2016

O, The Oprah Magazine | Ashley Sepanski | Posted 12.17.2015 | Home

What do you want to accomplish? And how can you overcome what's holding you back? Each of these perspective-shifting lists, from The 52 Lists Project,...

5 Lifestyle Tweaks For A More Productive Life

Jimmy Burgess | Posted 11.20.2016 | Home
Jimmy Burgess

Despite all the distractions, there are proven ways to increase your productivity that are not as hard as you think. Thankfully, it is in little changes that we have the ability to see dramatic gains. The following are five ways to dramatically increase your productivity.

How I Stopped Writing To-Do Lists And Became More Productive

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 10.31.2015 | Home

I was recently working at a coffee shop when I couldn't help but overhear the conversation going on at the table next to me. The ladies caught my atte...

They Won't Remember the Clean Towels

Stephanie Ortiz | Posted 06.16.2015 | Home
Stephanie Ortiz

The kids were gone for a few hours, and when they finally returned, their smiles were bright, and their cheeks were glowing... from both the sun and the massive ice cream cones they'd eaten. And I'd missed it.

How Passion and Procrastination Can Help You Get Ahead in Your Career

Carson Tate | Posted 05.04.2015 | Home
Carson Tate

Passion drives procrastination -- high performance procrastination. It shows us very quickly what lights us up, what drives results, what engages us and others -- and, on the flip side, what doesn't. Procrastination begets clarity. And that clarity enables you to access passion and get ahead in your career.

The Importance Of Adding Stress Relief To Your To-Do List

Posted 02.21.2015 | Home

For 30 days, GPS for the Soul and meQuilibrium are providing you tips on how to live a healthier, happier and stress-free life. See the previous stres...

10 Things You Can Stop Doing Now (You're Welcome)

Terri Trespicio | Posted 04.07.2015 | Home
Terri Trespicio

There are a zillion and one things you have to do. And that I have to do. I can't even think about it all. But I do believe knowing what NOT to do is ...

Internal Bliss, Where Art Thou?

Laila Eman | Posted 01.17.2015 | Home
Laila Eman

Are you dealing with an early case of the winter blues and on the brink of no return? If you are like me, already missing sunlight in your daily life,...

The Day I Stopped Seeing a To-Do List Everywhere I Turned

Vanessa Loder | Posted 01.17.2015 | Home
Vanessa Loder

Everywhere I looked, all I saw was a to-do list. Things that must be done, people to call, emails to send, things to be cleaned, reminders to be remembered. I wasn't present because I was too busy thinking about the future.

Vacation: No Laptop Required! A Cautionary Tale for Over-Achieving Workaholics with a Fear of Failure

Leighann Lord | Posted 10.15.2014 | Home
Leighann Lord

Although I've damn near circumnavigated the globe, I've never been on vacation. Work was always waiting for me when I got somewhere. I'm not complaining because I love what I do. But I rarely took the time to appreciate where I was.

Why You Should Add A 'Done List' To Your To-Do List

Posted 07.29.2014 | Home

By Melissa Dahl This Week’s Insight: I have a bit of a to-do list problem. At any given moment, I have four such lists going: two for the week (p...

Little Girl's Adorably Vicious Plan For Her Older Brother's Stuff

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 07.08.2014 | Home

Title: "Ethan's Gone List" Author: Reddit user lala989's 8-year-old daughter Mom says: "My daughter's list in case anything happens to her older...

The Art Of Eliminating Your To-Do List

Samantha Bennett | Posted 06.15.2014 | Home
Samantha Bennett

We know we're not going to get everything done today that we would like to get done. So rather than walking around feeling bad about all the stuff we know we're not going to get to, let's do some strategic thinking about "the list" itself.

Why We Should Use Happiness Advice Like A Map

Jessica Lawrence | Posted 05.30.2014 | Home
Jessica Lawrence

The Internet has been a boon for the sharing of wisdom, roadmaps, and advice, but it has also created a whole marketplace for the sharing of what appears to be a single correct route to success. Advice on hacking our lives toward better performance and productivity and happiness is the dieting advice of this decade.

5 Unexpected Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder

Belle Beth Cooper | Posted 05.13.2014 | Home
Belle Beth Cooper

As I worked through the list of techniques I'd collected, the post became so long that I had to split it in half. Here are even more suggestions to help you make your day more productive without putting in extra hours.

Giving Up My To-Do List and Finding My Life

Arielle Ford | Posted 04.28.2014 | Home
Arielle Ford

In the past, I often defined myself by my work, and I hate to admit this, but my ego took a lot of pride in "just how much I can accomplish" in an hour or a day or a week.

Ditch the Resolutions

Rebecca Perkins | Posted 03.04.2014 | Home
Rebecca Perkins

Aren't resolutions simply to-do-lists for the first couple of weeks of January that we write because everyone says we should? How about committing to making some real, long-lasting change this year instead?