What are YOUR 43 Things?

I’ve been a fan of goals website 43 Things for awhile, although I don’t use it on a daily basis. What I love about it is that it forces you to think about what you want to achieve, what you’d like to do this year, or over the next two or five or 10 years….

My Fav Procrastination Hack – 30-10

We all procrastinate — let’s admit it. And if you’re like me, you’re always trying to find ways to stop the procrastinating. Here’s the trick that works best for me: Find something that you cannot make it through the day without. For me that’s email, reading my blogs on Google Reader, or posting to this…

Top 20 Motivation Hacks – #12

Quick intro: I first intended this Top 20 list to be in a single post, but I decided that breaking them into separate posts would allow me to concentrate on each a little more. So, I present my list of the Top 20 Motivation Hacks. A number of people have commented that I must be…

5 Ways GTD Helps You Achieve Your Goals

Post written by Leo Babauta. Follow me on twitter or identica. I’ve mentioned that I’m a GTD addict on this site before (My GTD Implementation, Beginner’s GTD Guide, Mind Like Water), but I’d like to talk about why it’s a good tool for achieving your goals. Now, if you’re trying to achieve goals, you don’t…

Beginner’s Guide to GTD

Photo courtesy of iBjorn Post written by Leo Babauta. Follow me on Twitter. I get a lot of questions about GTD – what are the basic principles, how should one start. Well, the obvious answer is to start by getting the book. But I started without it, about a year ago, and I was able…

My Morning Routine

Photo courtesy of Shayan (USA) Post written by Leo Babauta. Follow me on Twitter. Today I start a new habit: my morning routine (to be honest, I started a couple days ago). All this month I will focus on making my morning routine a daily habit. I’ve actually tried different versions of a morning routine…

Mind Like Water

Start from a place of peace. Post written by Leo Babauta. Follow me on Twitter. As I just posted about my GTD implementation, I started thinking about what appeals to me most about GTD. Of course, there is its total organization and complete capture of everything in your life. There is the clean desk and…

My GTD Implementation

Photo courtesy of justintosh. Post written by Leo Babauta. Follow me on Twitter. A favorite topic among GTDers is describing their GTD implementation. I won’t try and be a non-conformist here — I’ll jump on the bandwagon. As with most GTDers, I’ve tried a number of different setups. That’ll be my next post. For now,…

Frictionless Work: How to Clear Your Life of Non-Essential Tasks

“It’s not the work which kills people, it’s the worry. It’s not the revolution that destroys machinery it’s the friction.” ~Henry Ward Beecher Post written by Leo Babauta. Follow me on twitter or identica. How much of your day is spent doing administrative tasks, and not creating or doing other important work? How much time…