Evan Mulligan

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How to Turn a Bad Day Around

Let’s face it. Life can be full of frustrations—an argument with your teenager over breakfast, a missed train, or even just a spilled coffee can make you wish you could crawl back into bed. How can you change your mood when you’ve started your day off on the wrong foot? How do you stop annoyances …

Self-help

I asked Theranos why my blood test results were wildly off from my ‘traditional’ labs, but no one ever replied

I first got interested in Theranos because the company’s founder, Elizabeth Holmes, promised to revolutionize (disrupt, if you insist) blood tests. With her Edison technology and hardware, you just walk into your neighborhood Walgreens, provide a few drops of blood from a finger, and for $5.35 you …

Genetic Engineering

This Tower Would Let City Dwellers Tour The Natural World

Circumnavigate the globe by elevator<p>City dwellers are reportedly 40 percent more likely to develop mood disorders than people in rural areas. But walking for roughly 90 minutes in nature, according to a Stanford University study published in June, can calm the negative thoughts. The Essence …

Architecture

Chasing Away the Blues: Depression Is a Symptom of Stress... and Exercise Is a Treatment

I'm a total stressed-out mess. It's so ironic, because I literally teach a class on how bad stress is for our bodies, and yet I have a hard time internalizing the lessons. There's just so much to do! There is no doubt that our society puts a lot of pressure on us to take on more than we can handle. …

How to Eliminate Procrastination and Upgrade Your Fuel Source

For most of my adult life, I struggled with chronic procrastination, and I thought it meant that there was something wrong with me. I judged myself as lazy, unworthy, and unmotivated.<p>But this just wasn't true. The problem wasn't that I was weak. It was that I hadn't yet learned how motivation …

Procrastination

4 scientifically proven methods to increase your productivity

The way we are working isn’t working anymore, and hasn’t been for some time. Checking email in bed the moment we awake, chugging too much coffee, hour-long commutes twice each day…they all take a toll on the quality of our work and our lives.<p>Not to mention that when we get to the office, many of us …

These tweaks to your morning routine will make your entire day more productive

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>I don’t know anyone who couldn’t use a little boost in their energy and self-control.<p>Researchers at the University of Nottingham recently published findings from their exploration of 83 separate studies on energy and self-control. …

Time Management

8 Causes Of Anxiety & Depression That We Often Overlook

If you’re one of the many Americans seeking relief from depression or anxiety, you’re no doubt aware just how elusive successful treatment can be. In …

Lyme Disease

When the day goes off the rails, how productive people get back on track

Life doesn’t always go as planned. You have grand aspirations, but whether the culprit is sleep deprivation or general malaise, sometimes you just …

How To Make Your Stress Work In Your Favor

Change the way you think about your fight-or-flight reaction, and make it work for you.<p>Sometimes, stress can seem like a full-time job. Many of us try to avoid it or, failing that, manage or mitigate it. But Kelly McGonigal, a lecturer at Stanford University and author of <i>The Upside of Stress</i>, makes …

Seven Essentials to Set Up Your Productivity Camp at Work eBook

You work hard at your job every day. You’ve had years to determine what makes you productive and to hone your good habits. You’ve established a solid …

17 Small Habits To Make You More Productive

<i>“The goal of a mini-habit is to be consistent. In fact, consistency is much more important than what you accomplish with this daily habit.”</i><p><b>The</b> …

4 Ways to Beat Stress, Lose Your Guilt, and Be Happier

Frustrated because you can’t get what you want? Has someone turned you down for a date, a work request, or just a favor? It can be annoying to be …

Self-help

How Successful People Beat Stress

The ability to remain calm under pressure is a massive predictor of performance. Here are 10 proven strategies you can start using today to stay calm.<p>There are two kinds of people in this world: those who believe they can make things happen and those who believe things happen to <i>them</i>.<p>The first group …

How To Take Advantage Of Your Brain’s Hidden Productivity Powers

Your mental lists are distracting you from other, more productive uses of your brain. Here’s how to do a weekly brain dump instead.<p>If you think keeping everything you need to know neatly packed away in your head is a smart way to run your life, you’re probably hurting your productivity and stifling …

5 Ways to Keep Yourself Motivated

Getting yourself motivated while running your business may seem like a challenge.<p>What keeps you moving forward today might not be the same as the other day. It is not going to be easy to sustain motivation, especially when life keeps on making it difficult for you to do something.<p>I've previously …

Motivation