Energy

Energy

The research is in: Caffeine boosts your mental and physical performance in pretty much every measurable way

The research is in: Caffeine boosts your mental and physical performance in pretty much every measurable way

Need a productivity boost? Drink some coffee.

by × April 24, 2017 ×

Energy

Here’s how to reset your caffeine tolerance

Here’s how to reset your caffeine tolerance

Too much caffeine can lead to dramatic energy crashes. Resetting the frequency and amount you consume can be good for your health—and your productivity.

by × October 11, 2016 ×

Energy

10 ways to make your next work break as refreshing as (scientifically) possible

10 ways to make your next work break as refreshing as (scientifically) possible

A couple of days ago I posted about how long your ideal work break should be—which varies depending on how you’re wired, and what time of the day it is. What can you do during your breaks to make them as refreshing as possible? Here are a couple of suggestions […]

by × March 18, 2016 ×

Energy

Here’s exactly how long your work breaks should be

Here’s exactly how long your work breaks should be

One of my favorite ways to become more productive is counterintuitive: by taking more breaks. When you frequently step back from your work, you may feel less productive because you’re not working during that time. But breaks allow you to accomplish more because they let you replenish your energy reserves, […]

by × March 14, 2016 ×

Energy

You have to spend energy to make energy

You have to spend energy to make energy

Having lasting energy is crucial if you want to become more productive: energy is the fuel that you expend over the course of the day in order to get work done. If you burn out at 2 p.m., you’re not going to accomplish much after that—you’ll probably just work on […]

by × February 4, 2016 ×

Energy

The amazing connection between food and productivity

The amazing connection between food and productivity

Lowering my body fat percentage from 17% to 10% Whenever I write about the connection between food and productivity, some people question how the two are even related. It’s a fair challenge: what you eat and how you work seem unconnected. Sure, eating well makes you healthy, but does it […]

by × November 17, 2015 ×

Energy

10 ways to stay productive when you just don’t feel like it

10 ways to stay productive when you just don’t feel like it

  I think it’s human nature to resist getting things done every once in a while. Over the course of a week, as your energy levels ebb and flow relative to everything from how much sleep you get, to how much caffeine you consume, to how much time you spend […]

by × October 22, 2014 ×

Energy, Focus, Time

100 time, energy, and attention hacks to be more productive

100 time, energy, and attention hacks to be more productive

My 100 favorite time, energy, and attention hacks that will let you get more done.

by × May 1, 2014 ×

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