Keeping too many tabs open in the browser? Tabagotchi will deal with them!

Keeping too many tabs open in the browser? Tabagotchi will deal with them!

Is your email constantly open in a new tab? What about your Facebook? And other online tools you work with? What do you do when someone sends you an article to read or you find something interesting on Facebook? If you’re like me, you probably leave your readings open in a new Chrome or Firefox tab for when you have time for them. Continue reading

The “productive” delay, also known as … procrastination

The “productive” delay, also known as … procrastination

We all know what procrastination is, right? For example, I need to write a post for the blog, but instead I’m going to Facebook or Pinterest because I don’t feel like writing right now, I have no inspiration, I feel tired … etc. I am sure you experience something similar every now and then.

For instance, have you ever had a situation where you have a task to do but you keep procrastinating its completion until you’ve polished it till perfection so it’s sure that it will be perfect when you finally release it?  Continue reading

How to complete annoying, difficult and unpleasant tasks?

How to complete annoying, difficult and unpleasant tasks?

Do you know that feeling when you have something to do, but … you just don’t feel like doing it right now? What are you doing then? Most probably doing something else, or procrastinating and wasting your time in side activities … or trying to mobilize? Usually, I pass through the first two states and at the end, I get to try to motivate myself to do the job. In this post, I’ll share with you how I get motivated to complete tedious tasks because this might be useful for you too. Feel free to steal my methods and let me know how it works in the comments below. Continue reading

Are you a perfectionist and is this holding you back from being productive?

Are you a perfectionist and is this holding you back from being productive?

Are you one of those people who always want everything to be done perfectly to the slightest detail and never start something unless they are sure they can make it absolutely amazing?

If yes, then do you know that this perfectionism, as useful as it can be, is most likely something that may be keeping you from uncovering your full potential, trying new things, growing and being even more productive? Continue reading

How to be more organized and productive? (Full guide)

How to be more organized and productive? (Full guide)

Life can be so hectic and messy nowadays, that it quickly can turn into a total chaos if we don’t put some efforts to organize it and make things easier in the long run. This realization took me some time because, before I entered the workforce and “became an adult”, I had never quite understood why this idea of getting organized and productive has been such a hot topic amongst the working adults. Continue reading

Food for productivity and energy! (How to make better food choices?)

Food for productivity and energy! (How to make better food choices?)

As someone who wasn’t paying much attention to my food choices in my teenage years, I gradually came to a point where my body started to betray me. In my early twenties, I started realizing I don’t have the energy to carry on with my busy days and started to experience frequent headaches, stomach discomforts, mood swings and fatigue, which inevitably started taking its toll on my productivity, performance, and motivation. Continue reading

How to free your mind?

How to free your mind?

Do you want to be more organized and get more done during the day? Or, you probably have troubles to keep a track on your tasks and accomplishments. Or, there is something that is eating you inside, you need to make an important decision, or that colleague really pissed you off at the office?A productivity diary is a simple and convenient way to share your thoughts, vent out the stress, track your progress and your life decisions. Continue reading

How to organize your workspace? Practical tips and tested methods.

How to organize your workspace? Practical tips and tested methods.

In case you are spending most of your work hours behind the desk, then you surely know how hard it can be to stay productive and work effectively when you are surrounded by a mess. As they say, a cluttered desk is a sign of a cluttered mind. 

I’ve been there and done that. I used to lose a significant amount of time just searching for information and different files, desk supplies and asking myself “where the beep did I put my pen?!”, “how can that sticky note disappear?!” or “where did I save that file I just downloaded?!” Luckily, that has changed now since I discovered a few simple techniques to keep my desk and my work organized. Feel free to check them out and maybe contribute with some more ideas in the comments below. Continue reading