Quantified Self: 10 Ways Lifelogging Improves Your Quality Of Life

quantified selfToday, Apple announced the launch of it’s newest big product ,the Apple Watch– a wrist-worn smartwatch that includes fitness tracking, heart rate monitoring, and  activity tracking.  The device’s sensors can track movements and vital signs much more accurately than existing fitness devices.

Apple isn’t the first to jump on the “quantified self”… Continue Reading…

How To Get Motivated When You’re Feeling Slack

How to get motivatedDo you ever have those days when you just have no motivation? If feels like someone has pulled the plug, and all of the air has gone out of your balloon.

This is the way I feel today. I was out late at a friend’s birthday party last night, and now I’m suffering the… Continue Reading…

Distractions: 10 Ways To Reclaim Focus And Productivity

DistractionsImagine this . . .

You wake up in the morning with four big things you want to accomplish for the day. You hop out of bed, grab your coffee, and hit the ground running.

You feel energized and your mind is clear. You begin the first task and complete it in record time. You’re proud… Continue Reading…

Setting Goals: How To Achieve Them In The New Year

medium_4613685352Do you plan to set goals for the coming year?

If so, you’re in good company. According to research recently published in The Journal of Clinical Psychology, nearly half of all Americans usually set New Year’s resolutions and another 17% sometimes set them.

Every year we have high hopes for achieving our goals, making our… Continue Reading…

5 Simple Ways To Make Your Day More Productive

5 Simple Ways To Make Your Day More ProductiveMy philosophy on productivity is this . . .

It’s not about how much you can get done in a day. It’s about how you can become more engaged in what you are doing.

When I’m more focused on simply getting things done, I find myself feeling overwhelmed, scattered, and exhausted. And no matter… Continue Reading…

How To Reach One Smart Goal In 100 Days

How To Reach A Smart Goal in 100 DaysDid you know that on September 22, there will be only 100 days left in 2013?

It’s hard to believe the year is coming to a close. Autumn is in the air, Thanksgiving is around the corner, then the holiday season, and poof — the year is gone.

Think back to January 1 — what… Continue Reading…