I have a hypothesis. Productivity is directly correlated to physical and mental health. Or stated differently; productivity is more related to physical and mental health than our ability to devise methods to act more productively or produce more quickly.
23 Feb 2017
About Matthew Smith
22 Feb 2017
My most productive periods are usually my busiest ones — both because I don’t have time to sit and worry, and because the stress is so undeniable that I exercise more. Exercise is the most impactful productivity tool of all. It saves us from a lot of future weakness, inefficiency, injury, and recovery. “Spend time taking care of your health now, or spend time taking care of your ailments later,” as my mom says. And “Future suffering can and should be avoided”, according to the Yoga Sutras. We just need motivation, understanding, and discipline. A different focus
About Erica Heinz
If we assume a "normal" brain to be one that has the most common behaviors – what we might call "neurotypical" – I do not have a normal brain.¶To be clear, mine is more normal than many. For the most part it does what it is supposed to do. There are just a few things it does a little differently than the average brain.
20 Feb 2017
I would love to write about my Amazing System For Getting Things Done, or perhaps 17 Brain Hacks For Productivity I’ve Discovered (#11 is LIKE WOW).¶Sadly, I don’t have anything like that. My ability to do work comes down to the same problem every Internet-addled American boy with untreatable ADHD has: Is that a squirrel?
About Dylan Wilbanks
A short story about how one person’s selfish pursuit to feel better, led to productivity enlightenment.
19 Feb 2017
About a year ago there were few things in life I wanted more than to be productive. A few of my desired ‘products’ included landing client work, writing articles, creating presentations, and having a healthy body & mind. To reach my goals I devoted my full heart and attention to them. It required painstaking focus to create and optimize my work, writing, and fitness regimens, but I was sure that I was set up for optimal productivity.
About Lis Hubert
Independent Information Architect, Writer, Speaker, Co-Host @adriftonpurpose, and all around good person… sometimes.