Articles in the category Productivity

How to Teach Money Lessons to Your Kids

As parents, teaching kids about money is a no-no. We have this mindset that if we do, we might be turning them into materialistic individuals who grow up feeling entitled. And on Christmas and birthdays, we give useless trinkets or gift cards because giving money as gifts is seen as tacky. But it is not […]

How Companies Are Going Green and Becoming More Ethical

Over the last decade, large corporations have shown that social responsibility goes beyond the usual waste segregation and annual tree-planting activities for employees. Eco-friendly practices and sustainable development only show results if they are ongoing and continuous, and they are not sporadic acts that last a few days or weeks at best. 

Try Bullet Journaling to Put Order in your Disorganized Life

When I first heard/read about bullet journaling, I thought to myself, “Here’s yet another one of those to-do helpers,” and, like other fads, I thought this too shall pass. But curiosity got the better of me, especially because the bullet journal is not digital and I’ve never gotten over my love for the paper planner. […]

The Growth Mindset: What It Is and How to Develop It

The growth mindset became popular and spread quickly in schools and the workplace when renowned psychologist Carol Dweck showed how it is linked to success. Previously, it was generally believed that people with high IQs or talent had better chances to become successful, be it in school or at work. The Two Types of Mindsets […]

What Motivates You at Work?

“Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” ~ Anonymous You might be thinking that was said by Confucius, but its origins have never really been tracked down accurately, so let’s just leave it at that – anonymous. In any case, it’s the idea that counts. […]

On Leadership…

“Outstanding leaders go out of their way to boost the self-esteem of their personnel. If people believe in themselves, it’s amazing what they can accomplish.” Sam Walton

What Can We Learn From The Zombie Apocalypse?

There are parts of all of us that need to be developed. We are no greater than the thoughts we think. We get up every day. Go to work. Walk the dogs. Cook the food. Mind the children. But do we move as a result of who we really are or who we want to […]

4 Healthy Habits to Help You Get Off to a Good Start Every Day

I am not a morning person, and I think I never will be. I have to admit, however, that there are periods when I do get an early start. And when I do, the day turns out to be more productive. Source Additionally, I’ve noticed that when I wake up earlier than usual, I tend […]

4 Power Nap Mistakes That Kill Your Energy Buzz

Power naps are supposed to perk you up and give you the second wind you need to get through your day in a better mood. But are you getting the most out of the quick zzz’s you take during your lunch break? If you want to make the most out of your nap time and […]

The benefits of green exercise

We all know that regular exercise is essential for both a healthy mind and body. According to the Mayo Clinic, taking regular exercise helps to prevent and improve a number of health problems, including high blood pressure, diabetes and arthritis. Indeed, research also shows that exercise can have a positive effect in reducing anxiety and […]