Autobiographical memory: your personal time machine

Some people remember their lives better than anything else. Very few remember their lives perfectly. How and why we can use autobiographical memory? Is that a blessing or a curse? Can we change our memories? More reading here, here, here, here, here, here. Autobiographical memory My own autobiographical memory is not very good. If the police …

Key to vision: unlock the power of visualization

Keytovision is one of my core lines of courses. It teaches critical of personal growth: seeing the worthy goal, and getting things done. The main tool we use is visualization, however we do not look it to remember things. In a way our visualization is very much like computer simulation. And then things get more …

Your age when you sleep

Sleeping well is surprisingly hard, and different for each age. Most of my sleep advice tends to apply for every age, but here I want to be age-specific. For more information try reading here, here, here, here, here, here, and here. Sleep age The age which defines our sleep is somewhat different from our biological age: …

The 5 Best Productivity Apps For Adults With ADHD

Productivity is a laughable concept when ADHD is embedded in every fiber of your daily structure. Our ADHD usually handles productivity like this: “Productivity? You wanna talk productivity? Productivity is managing the post-it notes on our desk for an hour before tossing them in the trash and starting over. Ha!” You see, ADHD does not …

What is limiting my productivity right now?

We want to be more productive and achieve more faster. Yet, most of us do not really know the limiting factors. What is limiting your productivity right now? Is it a lack of knowledge? Imperfect technique? Poorly defined goals? Psychological barriers? Suboptimal equipment? Skills and limitations Things that limit us are numerous and often transparent …

How Your Mood Affects Productivity

There are a large number of things that affect your level of productivity throughout the day. One of the biggest is your mood. A person’s mood has a large impact on almost every aspect of their day. While one’s mood may not have been focused on previously, it’s now known that it plays a large …

Managing impatience

When we cannot wait to do something strange things happen. Usually, we act impulsively, take high or unnecessary risks and miss good opportunities. When we are emotional, we are more animals than humans… Can we fight impatience and become more resilient? More reading here, here, here, here, here, here, and here. Impatience is not a …

Your most valuable resources: time, money and focus

Personally, we have three convertible resources: time, money, and focus. For each activity, we can choose how much of each to allocate. As a rule, nothing is free… If we do not pay with time and money we pay with focus, for example when we see advertising. I wish there was a general optimization theory …

Allow yourself to rest and boost productivity

This is a bit counterintuitive. When we must be most productive we tend to throw in everything we have and be obsessed about it. Instead, we should calm down, maybe even rest, and be very accurate about how we apply our energy.  I guess it is a bit easier for people trained in some martial …

Training schedule vs reading schedule

There are several kinds of schedules required for proper training: training, reading, video instructions, coaching sessions… This can get very intense. How to navigate the training insanity? Quite simply, actually. Answers below. Divide and conquer There is a family of algorithms from ancient Babylonia… It is significantly easier to solve a large number of small …