Plant a Forest to Get Things Done

Forest is one of those productivity apps that really needs no introduction. Chances are, if you enjoy productivity timers at all, you already know it well. Also, you're a big nerd. But you're in (debatably) good company (with me)! Seekrtech, the Taiwan-based company that develops Forest, has a lot of promising apps that I intend …

Brain Focus: The Superior Free Pomodoro Timer for Android

I'm a big fan of the Pomodoro technique and all its various iterations. As the world moves faster and our attention span gets shorter, short bursts of deep work followed by quick breaks can be a fantastic way to chip away at projects that require a lot of time to complete, especially when you're easily …

Why Do Your New Year’s Resolutions Always Fail?

There is a new year—and a new decade—upon us. That means my favorite winter holiday tradition is coming: New Year's resolutions. I love the idea of challenging myself to do things and then actually doing them! But New Year's resolutions are often easier said than done. In fact, more people fail at their New Year's …