We write about productivity and how to approach work in a calm way so to fuel your creativity and do meaningful work.
Noisli - What is Single-tasking and why Multitasking is bad

What is Single-tasking and why Multitasking is bad

Productivity 5 min read

I’ve never been a fan of multitasking. We usually multitask because we think it makes us more productive and we will achieve a higher output in the same amount of…

Noisli - Summer reading list 2022

Summer reading list 2022

Wellbeing 2 min read

It’s that time of the year when we’re putting together our summer reading list. We hope that our selection of books can bring you a little hope and help you…

Noisli - What is the Box Breathing technique

The Box Breathing technique: benefits and how to do it

Wellbeing 2 min read

What is Box Breathing? Box breathing — also known as “square breathing”, “four-square breathing”, “tactical breathing, “resetting your breath”, “sama vritti pranayama” or “the Navy SEAL breathing technique” — is…

Noisli - How to take care of your wellbeing at work

20 simple ways to improve your wellbeing at work

Wellbeing Work-life Balance 7 min read

When it comes to our personal wellbeing, we often just look at things that we can do at home, before or after work or on the weekends. However, considering that…

Noisli - What is flow

What is flow and how do you get into a flow state

Productivity Creativity 3 min read

Flow, or flow state, is the mental state in which a person performing some activity is fully immersed in a feeling of energized focus, full involvement, and enjoyment in the…

Noisli - How to increase your focus and concentration

8 easy ways how to improve your focus and increase your concentration instantly

Productivity 3 min read

Being able to focus and concentrate on a task is essential to do any kind of work. Yet, in a world full of distractions, it’s no wonder that people find…

Noisli - Working better - Femke van Schoonhoven

Working Better: Interview with product designer Femke van Schoonhoven

Working Better Interviews 4 min read

This interview is part of the Working Better series. The series aims to show how people from different fields work, how they balance life and work and how they take…

Noisli - Bruno Munari’s design methodology - 1

Bruno Munari’s design methodology – from problem to solution

Productivity Creativity 1 min read

Bruno Munari (1907-1998) was one of the greatest Italian designers. He was also an artist and writer who greatly influenced the fields of visual (graphics, painting, sculpture) and non-visual expression…

Noisli - 10 benefits of taking breaks and why breaks are important

10 benefits of taking breaks and why breaks are so important

Wellbeing 3 min read

As defined by the dictionary, a break is “an interruption in continuity, a pause in work or during an activity or event”. Breaks allow you to pause and rest so…

Noisli - Working better - Brad Frost

Working Better: Interview with web designer Brad Frost

Working Better Interviews 7 min read

This interview is part of the Working Better series. The series aims to show how people from different fields work, how they balance life and work and how they take…

Noisli - What is deep work

What is Deep Work? A simple guide on how it works

Productivity 3 min read

What is deep work? Deep work was first introduced by Cal Newport in a blog post back in 2012. He describes “deep work” as spending time on cognitively demanding activities…

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