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The Popodoro Technique Playlist

The Popodoro Technique Playlist

In the Pomodoro Technique for productivity, you work for 25 minutes, take a 5-minute break, and repeat. (After two hours, you take a longer break.) You can use a kitchen timer, your phone, or a
9 Ways to Focus a Wandering Mind (Infographic)

9 Ways to Focus a Wandering Mind (Infographic)

Staying focused isn't always easy. Here are some tricks to help.
9 Ways to Focus a Wandering Mind (Infographic)

9 Ways to Focus a Wandering Mind (Infographic)

Staying focused isn't always easy. Here are some tricks to help.
Can Your Face's Temperature Reveal Your Mood?

Can Your Face's Temperature Reveal Your Mood?

Research shows that parts of a person's face grow cooler depending on their mood and stress level. Could this be used to help people in stressful jobs, like pilots?
If Meditation Stresses You Out, Try This

If Meditation Stresses You Out, Try This

I have a bad habit of trying to meditate, getting distracted, and immediately giving up, just to try it again six months later. So this observation from redditor Subduction really got me:
The Best App to Help You Stay Off of Your Phone

The Best App to Help You Stay Off of Your Phone

While we work hard to bring you different ways to hack your technology to make it more efficient and enjoyable, sometimes the most helpful hack of all is just staying off of it—especially our

Can't Concentrate in Your Open Office? Try These 3 Things.

Workplace cubicles are fading into the past..
Eating Less Is the Latest Silicon Valley Productivity Hack

Eating Less Is the Latest Silicon Valley Productivity Hack

Fasting is an uncomplicated way to get more alert, not just skinnier.
5 Scientifically Proven Ways to Make Your Job More Exciting and Enjoyable

5 Scientifically Proven Ways to Make Your Job More Exciting and Enjoyable

Perspective is the solution to nine-to-five tedium. Science has suggestions for changing yours.
You Asked: How Can I Use More of My Brain?

You Asked: How Can I Use More of My Brain?

It’s a myth that humans only use 10% of their brains. “That idea is not only inaccurate, it doesn’t make any sense,” says Earl Miller, a professor of neuroscience at the Picower Institute for Learning
You Asked: How Can I Use More of My Brain?

You Asked: How Can I Use More of My Brain?

It’s a myth that humans only use 10% of their brains. “That idea is not only inaccurate, it doesn’t make any sense,” says Earl Miller, a professor of neuroscience at the Picower Institute for Learning
3 Focus Tips I Learned From Shooting a Sniper Rifle With a Psychologist and a Navy SEAL

3 Focus Tips I Learned From Shooting a Sniper Rifle With a Psychologist and a Navy SEAL

Our easily distracted brains are what makes us entrepreneurs. Focus is what makes us successful.
Creating an Organized and Productive Home Office That's Cozy Too

Creating an Organized and Productive Home Office That's Cozy Too

The pleasures of home can be distracting but that doesn't mean your home office has to be a cell.