Nils Salzgeber

All Posts by Nils Salzgeber

3 Anti Procrastination Habits: Install These in Your Life and Watch Your Productivity Soar

(EXCITING NEWS: I recently published a book on overcoming procrastination. You can check it out here on Amazon!) “Neurons that fire together wire together.” This statement, attributed to neuropsychologist Donald Hebb, means that every experience we have becomes embedded in our brains, and the more an action is repeated, the stronger the connection between these neurons […]

Continue reading

6 Little-Known But Super Useful Facts about Procrastination

Scientia potentia est. That’s Latin and means knowledge is power. I firmly believe in that statement: Having knowledge is powerful in many ways, especially in helping us facilitate positive change. “But,” you may interject, “knowledge is only powerful when it’s implemented, otherwise it’s useless!” I don’t fully agree. Oftentimes, merely knowing something is enough to cause change. Once you know […]

Continue reading

“The Willpower Instinct” by Kelly McGonigal (Book Summary)

The Willpower Instinct by Kelly McGonigal is easily the best book on willpower I’ve ever read. It’s fun, easy to read, and packed with helpful theory and practical strategies for improving our self-discipline. If you’re someone who struggles with procrastination, temptation, or lack of motivation, or if you’re someone who wants to achieve their goals more […]

Continue reading

Willpower by Roy Baumeister and John Tierney (Book Summary)

Willpower matters. A LOT. In fact, it’s the #1 greatest predictor of happiness, health, wealth, and general well-being. That’s true. Nothing predicts your future success and well-being better than your willpower. Best of all, there are some simple and proven ways to grow your willpower strength and become more self-disciplined. And that’s where Willpower comes into the picture. […]

Continue reading

Vipassana Preparation: How to Be Ready for Your First Ten-Day Silent Meditation Retreat

So you’re thinking about attending a Vipassana retreat? Or maybe you have already registered for one. And now you’re wondering how best to prepare for it. I’ve got you covered. First of all, realize there’s no preparation necessary. On my own retreat, many people attended without any meditation experience and no clue of what to expect. […]

Continue reading