Feb 9, 2016  •  8 min read

Tired or Burning Eyes? You may have Eye Strain

Frequent headaches, blurry or double vision, burning eyes, focusing difficulties, eye fatigue, eye irritation, excessive tearing, dry eyes, pain in the eyes and frequently blinking and squinting. Raise your hand if you have ever experienced one of these symptoms or, even worse, more of them together, especially after working long hours in front of your […]

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Jan 29, 2016  •  1 min read

Why Work Doesn’t Happen at Work and How to Fix it

In this famous TED talk, Jason Fried, founder of Basecamp, talks about our workplaces and how they’re not designed to fuel creativity and allow us to do our best work. Workplaces are made to gather a bunch of people in order to work. Reality is that most of the time everyone has different tasks and […]

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Jan 22, 2016  •  5 min read

What is White Noise and why is it so powerful?

There are many benefits of white noise. Listening to white noise can help you concentrate while working and studying and help you fall asleep. It is also widely used by parents to calm their babies and it can also help you if you have ADHD, if you have learning difficulties or if you suffer from […]

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Jan 15, 2016  •  4 min read

The 2 minute rule and why you should upgrade to a 2 minute list.

Among productivity experts, the 2 minute rule is very popular and comes originally from productivity guru David Allen who first talked about it in his book “Getting Things Done”. The basic thought behind it: If you determine an action can be done in two minutes, you actually should do it right then because it’ll take […]

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Dec 28, 2015  •  6 min read

How To Make This New Year’s Resolutions Work

The year is coming to an end and thus it’s a good time to reflect on things. An ending means often that something new is ahead and it’s a good excuse to make a change in our lives and do things better. Every year we have this thing called ”the New Year’s resolution”. It’s the […]

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Dec 3, 2015  •  2 min read

The Concentration Vortex

A few weeks ago we stumbled upon the so called Concentration Vortex which is a small exercise to help you gain immediate focus. All you have to do is grab a piece of paper and write down a sentence like for example “I can concentrate hard”. Repeat the sentence and try to write it just […]

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Nov 20, 2015  •  4 min read

Are You Working With the Right Temperature?

There are many factors that play a significant role in our productivity and one of them is the right temperature. Working with the right temperature is key in order to do great work. We already mentioned this on “The Ultimate Productivity List”, but let’s go a little bit more in detail. Why temperature matters The […]

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