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  • The Value of a Life Calendar

    by Cody McLain - Get free updates of new postshere

      How often do you think about your life? That’s the question, legendary writer, Tim Urban proposed on a blog post, titled “Your Life in Weeks" back in 2014. He showed variations of a calendar not from the perspective of a year, but an entire lifetime. The goal of Tim’s post was to help us all live better lives by helping us understand the finite amount of time we’ll have to live it. To cite Carl Sagan, every king and peasant, hero and villain, every young couple in love, ever

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  • Is Complice.co the Best Productivity Tool of All Time?

    by Cody McLain - Get free updates of new postshere

    Ground-breaking Productivity App for the worst of the worst Procrastinators. Where other productivity apps seek to only remind you of the overwhelming list of things to do, Complice.co utilizes the latest research in Psychology and Productivity to help you make meaningful progress towards your goals. Just took my first sip of coffee, it’s 8 PM as a took a glance at my Apple Watch. “Oh shit, shit shit shit,” I said to myself…” how did I let this happen?” I had promised to w

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  • How And Why You Should Be Optimistic

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    In his book Learned Optimism, Martin Seligman, Ph.D., defines the difference between optimists and pessimists in the following way: Seligman has been studying the subjects for over 25 years and has found several misconceptions with pessimism. The first is that it is easy to know if you are a pessimist. In fact, self-identifying as a pessimist is a real challenge, and "far more people than realize it are living in this shadow." The second misconception that Seligman has identified is that pes

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  • Discovering the 80/20 Rule in Business, the Hard Way

    by Cody McLain - Get free updates of new postshere

      Having a business can be one of the most thrilling things there is. Those familiar with my story know that I started my first business when I was 15, providing web hosting for websites. Back then, hosting was pretty easy and cheap to get into. In fact, the most difficult part of starting the business was convincing my mom to let me use her social security number to open a merchant account to charge credit cards, but once I cleared that hurdle I was in business. What began as a cu

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  • Music and Productivity: A Comprehensive Guide to Using Music to Improve Creativity, Productivity, and Mood.

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    What music is and where it came from has proven to be quiet an enigma. Some experts estimate that it has been around in one form or another for over 50,000 years. But where did it come from, and why did humans start stringing sounds together in patterns? Is it simply another invention of the human race—like the wheel and airplanes. Some recent studies are indicating that it might be a more innate part of our evolutionary journey, perhaps even hardwired into creating and enjoy music. It seems

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