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  • Use ‘Deep Work’ to Be More Productive

    Use ‘Deep Work’ to Be More Productive

    When you have a big project to do, you should be totally focused — but that’s easier said than done. Whether a lack of of personal interest is keeping you from committing or distractions are coming from someone or something else, it can be hard to get in the zone. That zone, according to one…


  • Maladaptive Daydreaming: When Fantasies Dominate Your Daily Life

    Maladaptive Daydreaming: When Fantasies Dominate Your Daily Life

    Despite what we’re often taught to believe, daydreaming can be immensely useful. Not only can it be a source of pleasure and a way to relieve boredom, research shows that our ability to mentally escape the present can also boost creativity, problem-solving and planning, and provide an antidote to loneliness. Daydreaming, when defined as thoughts…


  • Make A ‘Homework Mat’ For Your Kid

    One thing I don’t like about homework for young kids is the fact that after they’ve just spent a whole day sitting at a desk at school, we direct them to another desk at home. It’s inhibiting. Their bodies are wiggly and restless and begging to move.