Emotions and behavioral patterns spread like viruses, infecting people. If you interact with positive people, each person increases your chances of being in a good mood and optimistic by 11%, according to a study published in the Proceedings of the Royal society in 2010. “Just one depressed friend doubles your chances of feeling unhappy yourself,” Wired magazine concludes based on this report. This article will help you understand who to let into your life, and who to avoid communication with. Continue reading
Most likely, you have a to — do list-in a Notepad or organizer, in notes on your phone, or just in your head. Does it happen that some tasks go from list to list for several months, but the hands do not reach their completion? They hang like a dead weight, hinting at your unproductivity and laziness. It is easier to get rid of such tasks and reduce the to-do list than it seems.
Set a deadline for each task in the list. This is the easiest way to turn a to-do list into a schedule and a clear plan of what to do and when to do it. Continue reading