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The 12 Psychological Tricks You Can Use to Improve Your Productivity. Do you want to increase your productivity in such a way that you get more done in less time and get more done with less work?

The 12 Psychological Tricks You Can Use to Improve Your Productivity

So often, when we think about productivity, we think about time management tricks, ways to work faster, and how to get motivated. It’s all about more, more, and more. Which works in the short run. Those temporal things help us work faster and get more done in the short run. But in the long run, we can burn out. So what if we were to use another route to get the same – or better – productivity, rather than using these tricks and faster, faster, faster techniques? I believe the answer lies in our underlying core motivation, our internal desire and drive, and the real-world implementation of the most important things. The 12 Psychological Tricks You Can Use to Improve Your Productivity. 7 Things Healthy People Do Every Morning. Krista Butler (Mind Body Green)

7 Things Healthy People Do Every Morning

The 26 Best Self-Improvement Posts Ever. Need a place to find the best self-improvement blog posts ever?

The 26 Best Self-Improvement Posts Ever

One big list of inspiring geniuses? Well, here it is… my list of the best self-improvement posts ever: 1. – How to be Creative – Originally published in 2004 by Hugh Macleod at the Gaping Void. If you haven’t read it, you’re missing some of the best advice ever given freely over the internet. If you have read it, read it again… Good Horror Movies Every Fan Has To See. If you ask people on the street for some suggestions of a great horror movie, odds are you'd get a wide range of answers.

Good Horror Movies Every Fan Has To See

You’d get everything from the scariest slasher film to horror comedies and even b-rated horror movies that barely classify for the genre. Because we all have a different capacity for being scared and our own unique reasons for watching horror films, we of course have varying tolerances for gore and suspenseful movies[2]. Storytelling is an art form and the best stories share a hero, his struggles, and the ultimate victory of the hero over the villain. Great horror movies drag out the suspense until the end[1], sometimes never concluding with victory.

The most successful horror franchises are masterful at drawing the suspense to the next movie, where the hero will finally be able to overcome the villain. 60 Small Ways to Improve Your Life in the Next 100 Days. 30 Things to Start Doing for Yourself.

Remember today, for it is the beginning.

30 Things to Start Doing for Yourself

Today marks the start of a brave new future. Our previous article, 30 Things to Stop Doing to Yourself, was well received by most of our readers, but several of you suggested that we follow it up with a list of things to start doing. 30 Things to Stop Doing to Yourself. When you stop chasing the wrong things you give the right things a chance to catch you.

30 Things to Stop Doing to Yourself

As Maria Robinson once said, “Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.” Nothing could be closer to the truth. 7 Habits that Will Make You Happier, Healthier & Way More Likeable. Happiness — I want it, you want it, we all want it.

7 Habits that Will Make You Happier, Healthier & Way More Likeable

Just the fact that you’re reading The Change Blog means that you and I are on a similar path—seeking for those nuggets of wisdom that will bring us more peace, joy, and personal fulfillment. After having owned a businesses for about 10 years in the swimming pool industry, a little over a year ago I commenced a new quest in life to satiate my need to teach and help as many possible to achieve their full potential.

This is also why I asked Peter if I could contribute a guest post to The Change Blog. So if you’re looking for ‘change’, if you want more joy and fulfillment out of life, here are 7 qualities that, for me, have made all the difference: 1. Whether you are looking to make new friends, achieve success with a client, or even raise your general awareness—the skill of asking questions has in many ways been lost in our society. 2. I really enjoyed your blog article today. 21 Habits of Happy People. Contributed by Cindy Holbrook “Happiness is a habit – cultivate it.” ~ Elbert Hubbar Happiness is one aspiration all people share.

21 Habits of Happy People

No one wants to be sad and depressed. We’ve all seen people who are always happy – even amidst agonizing life trials. I’m not saying happy people don’t feel grief, sorrow or sadness; they just don’t let it overtake their life. 50 Life Secrets and Tips. Memorize something everyday.Not only will this leave your brain sharp and your memory functioning, you will also have a huge library of quotes to bust out at any moment.

50 Life Secrets and Tips

Poetry, sayings and philosophies are your best options.Constantly try to reduce your attachment to possessions.Those who are heavy-set with material desires will have a lot of trouble when their things are taken away from them or lost. Possessions do end up owning you, not the other way around. Become a person of minimal needs and you will be much more content.Develop an endless curiosity about this world.Become an explorer and view the world as your jungle. Stop and observe all of the little things as completely unique events.

Try new things. 9 Mindfulness Rituals to Make Your Day Better. “Smile, breathe and go slowly.” - Thich Nhat Hanh, Zen Buddhist monk Post written by Leo Babauta.

9 Mindfulness Rituals to Make Your Day Better

Are you simply moving through your day, without fully living? I did this for many years. It was as if life were just passing by, and I was waiting for something to happen. I always felt like I was preparing for something later. But today isn’t preparation for tomorrow. Fully live today by being mindful. 54 Life Lessons 14 Years of World Travel Taught Me. Post written by: Marc Chernoff Email This post was written by Caz, author of the y Travel Blog. 75 Reminders for Tough Times.