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“The Happiness Advantage” by Shawn Achor (Book Summary)

The Happiness Advantage by Shawn Achor is one of my favorite Positive Psychology books. Published in 2010, the premise of the book is simple: Happiness fuels success, not the other way around. Chasing after success in the hopes of becoming happy once we’ve “made it” doesn’t work. Instead, we need to create happiness now and capitalize […]

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“Solving The Procrastination Puzzle” by Timothy Pychyl (Book Summary)

Solving The Procrastination Puzzle by Timothy Pychyl is a super short book with lots of actionable advice on how to overcome procrastination. Pychyl is a psychology professor and one of the world’s leading experts on procrastination. He’s been researching about it for 20+ years and distills his favorite ideas into this little book. Due to its short […]

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“The Now Habit” by Neil Fiore (Book Summary)

The Now Habit by Neil Fiore is an old-school procrastination book. It’s not as scientific as some of its new competitors, but it makes up for it with counter-intuitive strategies such as The Unschedule, guilt-free play, three-dimensional thinking, the work of worrying, and more. If you’re struggling with procrastination, this is definitely worth a read.Who Is The […]

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“The Procrastination Equation” by Dr. Piers Steel (Book Summary)

The Procrastination Equation by Dr. Piers Steel is one of my favorite motivation and procrastination books. Steel is one of the world’s leading researchers on the science of motivation and procrastination. He’s also the inventor of the procrastination equation – an equation that is able to explain every scientific finding on procrastination ever. For me, the book […]

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