by Tony Schwartz | 8:53 AM March 14, 2012 Why is it that between 25% and 50% of people report feeling overwhelmed or burned out at work? It’s not just the number of hours we’re working, but also the fact that we spend too many continuous hours juggling too many things at the same time. What we’ve lost, above all, are stopping points, finish lines and boundaries.
Usual psychobabble garbage. "Liars look you in the eyes too much." How Science Can Teach You to Easily Spot a Liar
Psychological research over three decades demonstrates the power of Stimulus Control Therapy.
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72 Flares Twitter 4 Facebook 25 Google+ 43 LinkedIn 0 inShare0 StumbleUpon 0 72 Flares × Harvard psychologist Ellen Langer carried out a study demonstrating the power of language - adding one word to a simple request increased compliance rates by 33%. Langer wanted to demonstrate how changing the structure of a sentence can influence others more effectively. One Word Persuasion
this test, I think, borrows the concept of "I know it like the back of my hand". (There's a pun here) You know the back of your hand like you're supposed to, you just don't pay attention to it that much. Meaning: these drinkers lessened their alcohol intake because there is a new thing they have to focus on (which is the memory test). How You Can Boost Your Brain's Willpower with a Simple Working Memory Exercise
Beat Procrastination More Easily by Treating It Like an Involuntary Bad Habit When we look at procrastination, we see it as a choice.
In an interview last year, I asked acclaimed graphic designer James Victore what made him so efficient. His simple reply: “I make decisions.” We make hundreds, if not millions, of micro-decisions every day – from what to focus our energy on, to how to respond to an email, to what to eat for lunch.
An awful lot of time-management techniques show an obsession with efficiency . And being efficient – getting tasks done quickly – is certainly important. Why Efficiency is Overrated – and What to Do About It
Brain Workshop Is a Brain-Training App That Might Actually Make You a Little Bit Smarter
Judge Your Impulses Better by Testing Them for Momentum - Lifehacker
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The cited/linked to article suggests starting off with a "Credibility-building introduction", yet the author of the article doesn't tell us why he himself is credible on this subject. Understand How to Give Constructive Criticism to Make Sure You're Heard