Ryan Machaka

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10 Reasons to Keep a Journal

Do you keep a journal? In today’s mostly digital, paperless world the idea of a journal might conjure thoughts of secret teenage crushes or something …

Why “Having No Time” Is A Wellness Myth

In my health coaching practice, the most successful people I see are usually the busiest: Traveling regularly, always on the go, and consistently …

Success

6 Unconventional Brain Exercises to Get You Over a Mid-Afternoon Slump

The mid-afternoon slump is natural, but a few easy exercises can tell your brain to perk back up.<p>By now, you should know that it's ideal to close your peepers and rest for 15 to 20 minutes when your body slows down in the afternoon. But what if a nap at work just isn't an option? The next best …

All About Meal Planning: The Video

You've heard the good news: Meal planning is going to improve your life by saving you time and money while lowering your stress. And once and for …

The Hidden Key To Productivity And Successful Relationships

Whenever I have conversations with people about sleep, I always ask them two questions that you, as a reader, can ask yourself honestly: How much sleep do you need to function at your best and most productive level? And, what is the average amount of sleep you’re getting on a daily basis? More …

Mental Disorders

Want to Reach Your Big Goals? Make Sure to Do These 8 Things

Most of the time, it comes down to simple habits to keep us accountable.<p>One of my favorite self-authored articles (if I may pat myself on the back for a minute, bear with me) remains the one about science explaining why a staggering 92 percent of people never actually achieve their goals. Oh, and …

Getting Over Procrastination Is This Simple

I met a new best friend the other week: a woman I had no idea was a fan of the School of Greatness podcast.<p>I’d seen clips of her recent interview …

Why Powerful People Only Make Important Decisions in the Morning (and You Should Too)

Science has found the perfect time of day for decision making. Do you know when it is?<p>Picture the last time you had an important decision to make. When did you make it? At night? In the morning? Midday?<p>Is there a best time to make important decisions?<p>What if you are a night owl? A morning person? …

1 Surprisingly Simple Tip to Make You More Productive and Less Stressed

If you feel disappointed about what you didn't get done by the end of the day, this easy routine could change everything.<p>Productivity experts praise the power of organization, time blocking, and project management apps. In fact, I've written popular articles on these topics and they are all valid, …

5 Activities to Boost Concentration and Improve Focus

It’s frustrating when your inability to concentrate and focus slows down progress on a work project or causes you to work overtime. Not […]The post 5 …

Time Maximization: The More Successful You Become, The Smaller Unit Of Time You Must Use To Think

Let me give you an example of time maximization. Randy Boll, like most people, didn’t have enough time in the day to get it all done. Randy was already one of the top 10 producers at his firm, and he wanted to be number one. He had always been a very organized and driven guy, and in his first few …

3 Popular Productivity Tips That Are Actually Wasting Your Time

At this point, you probably think you’ve got productivity and procrastination down. You know what helps you produce your best work, and you know when …

Prioritize These Two Things and Watch Your Productivity (and Your Life) Transform

Follow these prioritization tips and watch your productivity transform.<p>Imagine this: It's 3 pm, you have a weekly team meeting in an hour, and a 6 pm deadline looming--but you've only managed to check off one item on your lengthy to-do list.<p>We've all experienced days like this; days where no matter …

The Most Important Skill You Should Master

“A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.” - Charles Darwin<p>Pff, another article on productivity.<p>Yeah I know, I …

3 Little-Known Hacks That Have a Huge Impact on Your Productivity

Want to be more productive? Then you need to know these secrets.<p>Ask yourself one question: If you could only work for an hour today, what would you do?<p>In other words, which tasks would be at the top of your priority list and which wouldn't make the cut? This is a question that I ask myself every …

The Tips and Gear You Need to Create a Productive Morning Routine

It’s been proven that eschewing the snooze button and rising early is a good idea. “I found that a good chunk of successful people have some sort of early morning routine,” says Laura Vanderkam, a time-management specialist and author of <i>What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast</i>. “Morning …

Two Methods For Conquering Your Chronic Procrastination

Procrastination is a problem that many people struggle with in the workplace. There are projects that we know need to get done, but they keep getting pushed to the side, and eventually, they grow into a giant obstacle that blocks personal and professional progress.<p>Nearly everyone procrastinates at …

How To Stop Procrastinating and Get Over Your Own Resistance

Why do we resist the things we want most?<p>Let's say you've decided to start an important new project. Or maybe a business. Or an entirely new career. The very next thing you do is take a deep steely breath and go for it with fierce determination, right?<p>Nope.<p>Hell nope.<p>This is when every fiber of your …

Tim Ferriss: 3 Secrets of Top Performers for Getting a Great Night's Sleep [VIDEO] | Inc.com

VIDEO • THE PLAYBOOK<p>Tim Ferriss: 3 Secrets of Top Performers for Getting a Great Night's Sleep<p>Tim Ferriss: 3 Secrets of Top Performers for Getting a Great Night's Sleep<p>Tim Ferriss, host of the upcoming TV show Fear{less} shares tips from experts guaranteed to improve your rest and boost your …

When Should We Send Humans to Mars?

<b>Gearing Up for Mars</b><p>For the first time in human history, human space exploration will go beyond our moon. With more than one organization looking to …

Space Travel

Astronomers just found a star orbiting a black hole at 1% the speed of light

Astronomers have just spotted a star whizzing around a vast black hole at about 2.5 times the distance between Earth and the Moon, and it takes only half an hour to complete one orbit.<p>To put that into perspective, it takes roughly 28 days for our Moon to do a single lap around our relatively tiny …

Black Holes