It's about moving toward the person you want to be.

I am at a one day conference on habits.

I’ve never been to a conference like this. All my other conferences were either medical conferences or Wall Street conferences. This is a much different vibe. But today’s has much...

Developing a sense of time, especially if you struggle with ADHD.

Almost all of us grapple with an accurate sense of time.

In fact, there is a phenomenon called Planning Fallacy. Maybe you’ve heard of it. It was discovered by two psychologists, Daniel Kahneman and Amos T...

Your motivation and happiness are driven by the little things.

While I am a woman of Science, I am also a highly superstitious person.

On Friday, my family was driving up to the Colorado mountains from our home. It’s about a two-hour drive, and something we do many winte...

But you can learn to do it for yourself.

When I was first promoted on Wall Street, I thought I had it made.

I was a Senior Equity Research Analyst. People in that position recommend stocks to institutional investors. Things have changed, but in the late 2000’s they were...

Some days we're less inspired than others.  It doesn't have to mean anything.

I am in a motivated phase of my life. I’ve done a lot and been through a lot to get here. And I’m at the point where I enjoy the work I do, I enjoy the calm that organization brings me, and I...

How Much Time Do You Waste Feeling Shame About How You Spend Your Time?

We have a collective obsession with the passage of time. Of what we do with our time. With using time “correctly”. With not “wasting” time.

I was talking with an acquaintance at my son’s basketball g...

Stop thinking about home when you're at work, and work when you're at home.

When I went back to work after my second maternity leave, I was a mess.

I worked at a giant company. The kind that has meetings all day, every day. Which means, all the actual work that you need...

Break that cycle of excitement-disengagement-panic to finish.

The road to a PhD is long.

For my kind of PhD, the kind involving science in a lab, you spend a lot of years standing near a bench, replicating experiments over and over. During the years of my thesis work, I...

43% of you are just waiting for inspiration to strike

 I do my best work when I am inspired, not when I am adhering to a schedule.

Do you agree with that statement?

I was doing an interim analysis of some data that I recently gathered. I put together a quiz. A productivit...

We all love to start shiny new projects.  This is how to get to the end of them.

My older son is 11. He still enjoys Legos from time to time. And he is passionate about Harry Potter. Lego recently started making Harry Potter Legos. He was desperate for a set for his bir...

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