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Being Busy: Are You Really As Busy As You Think?

By Kayla Matthews   /     Mar 27, 2017  /     Culture & Communication  /     1 Comment

Which is more important: yourself or your schedule? It’s a strange question with a seemingly obvious answer: Yourself. Unfortunately, for many that answer just isn’t true. More and more working people are unconsciously prioritizing their schedules by being busy, inefficient and unhealthy. Learning to relax sounds like a cliché, but it is something we all […]

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How To Find Extreme Productivity Without Burning Out

By Kayla Matthews   /     Feb 23, 2017  /     Health Inspiration, Productivity Hacks  /     0 Comment

It probably sounds like common sense: the more work you put in, the more productive you will be. Hard work is indeed one key to being productive. But in reality, it isn’t about the sheer amount of work you put in. It’s about using your time in an intelligent and efficient way to achieve extreme […]

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4 Ways to Use Your Tired Brain to Be More Creative

By Kayla Matthews   /     Oct 06, 2016  /     Productivity Hacks  /     0 Comment

If you’re hitting a productivity slump, it’s difficult to get anything done, let alone something that requires unbridled creativity. Fortunately, there are several things you can do to encourage your creative juices to keep flowing, even when you feel ready to fall asleep. Here are a few ideas. 1. Listen to Upbeat, Inspiring Music Music […]

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Do You Feel Worse After You’ve Been Super Productive? Here’s Why

By Kayla Matthews   /     Apr 29, 2016  /     Health Inspiration  /     0 Comment

The pressure of a big deadline doesn’t stress you out. Packing for a cross-country move doesn’t phase you. Yet, when all is said and done, you feel sick to your stomach. This cycle is referred to as post-stress illness or “the let-down effect.” This is a pattern where individuals become ill or chronic condition symptoms […]

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How to Avoid Productivity Slumps Before They Happen

By Kayla Matthews   /     Jan 08, 2016  /     Productivity Hacks  /     0 Comment

It’s like clockwork – you don’t even need to look at the time. Your body knows it’s around 3 p.m. because, despite your best efforts to stay productive at work, you’ve begun to nod off in your cubicle again. You sure can’t focus on that project until you’ve dragged yourself to the kitchen in desperate […]

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