2 min read · Oct 9th · Sleep is key to productivity -- but it also helps calm chronic anxiety. I've found a series of simple tactics that almost assures a good night's sleep (while reducing angst).
Here's how I reverse-engineered this: I struggle to believe I accomplish much on any given day, and the accomplishments I can acknowledge I always downplay. My sleep prep activity forces me to change that habit, slowly but surely.
4 min read · Oct 3rd · Fighting procrastination is a life-long battle, but it's a winnable one--if you use principles of emotional intelligence.
So, remember: Fighting procrastination is a life-long battle. But it's a winnable one, especially if you: 1. Acknowledge the need to change. 2. Identify and understand your feelings. 3. Work on stuff earlier. 4. Put it in the calendar. 5. Use the 5-minute rule.