Admitting there’s a problem is the first step to recovery Last week I finally installed Little Snitch, a long-running Mac utility that lets you track every connection in and out of your computer. The version,
Given the avalanche of email we receive each year — 121 messages per day, on average — it’s no wonder that we have become somewhat desensitized to its impact on our professional brand. We’ll spend hours
Stop “organizing” your emails by subject and start thinking of them in terms of deadlines. For years, my approach to email was like slaying a hydra. For every email I deleted, two more landed in my inbox.
As Dr. James Fallon describes, "When I get rejected, I feel bad for like negative-two seconds. I just don't give a shit." I recently went on a date with a beautiful and smart girl who laughed at all my
Some early risers might get more done, but it turns out there are times when getting up earlier can make you less productive. Early risers get a lot of good press: They are supposedly more productive possibly
This is kind of silly. Realistically, there will be times — a lot of times — when you're lazy and unmotivated to do anything. The key is to anticipate that laziness and prepare for it. That's according
Why do people talk to themselves, and when does it become a problem? “Talking to your yogurt again,” my wife, Pam, said. “And what does the yogurt say?” She had caught me silently talking to myself as
From brain and body to money and sex, we optimised aspects of our lives to see if self-help culture works On 1 January last year we began a new research project called “Optimised”. We had published a called
Remember Merlin Mann, the ‘Inbox Zero’ guy who was offered a major book contract based on his tips for reducing the amount of time you spent fussing over email — and then ultimately jettisoned the deal,
I sat down with Professor David Nutt to find out. This article originally appeared on VICE Sweden After LSD became illegal in many countries in the late 1960s, scientific research into its potential benefits
'The Big Short' author Michael Lewis tells us what scares him most about Trump and Wall Street — and why his new book is
After nearly 30 years of writing, Michael Lewis has tackled his first love story. Lewis, the author of "The Big Short" and "Moneyball," didn't go the typical romance route, though. His new book, "The Project,"
When the world shifted from desktop to smartphones, one thing didn’t change: the existence of a screen on both devices. The screen shrank, but it remained the medium through which we interact with computers.
The new film uses plenty of familiar Disney tropes, but polishes them to a new high gloss Virtually everything about Disney’s latest fairy tale, Moana, is familiar from past Disney films. The studio is