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Debug your life and become a better version of yourself. Here you will find time-efficient tools and tips to make the most of the way you work and live.

Use Excel & Google Tasks to Create the Best Goals Management Tool Ever

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Use Excel & Google Tasks to Create the Best Goals Management Tool Ever

Lately, I’ve started to realize that I’m working very hard, but if someone asked me whether or not I feel that I’m working toward a larger purpose, I’d have to say that I really don’t know. The current approach feels more like a machine-gun approach, where I’m just trying to accomplish whatever I can, and hope that it gets me where I want to be. That’s not quite the way to achieve one’s life goals. So I decided to create the ideal system from scratch.

24-04-2013
Use Excel & Google Tasks to Create the Best Goals Management Tool Ever
Don’t Waste Your Sleep – Apps and Hardware to Induce Lucid Dreaming

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Don’t Waste Your Sleep – Apps and Hardware to Induce Lucid Dreaming

It’s rare for technology to have such a developed presence in what are otherwise considered quite holistic practices, but lucid dreaming is one of those subjects where technology has indeed come a long way. Today I’m going to take a look at lots of different hardware and software that’s been developed to help lucid dreamers the world over.

05-04-2013
Don’t Waste Your Sleep – Apps and Hardware to Induce Lucid Dreaming
8 TED Talks Videos Under 5 Minutes Long You Want to Watch

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8 TED Talks Videos Under 5 Minutes Long You Want to Watch

Have five minutes to kill? What better way to spend that time than to watch an fascinating or informative TED Talks video. There’s a lot of great content available to watch on TED but sometimes you have just a few minutes – and rather than waste that time playing a game or checking your email for the 20th time in two minutes, watch a TED video instead. We’ve put together a list of eight videos.

26-02-2013
8 TED Talks Videos Under 5 Minutes Long You Want to Watch
HabitRPG Makes Improving Yourself Actually Addictive

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HabitRPG Makes Improving Yourself Actually Addictive

Change your habits for the better by tying them into challenges in a role playing game. Level up for doing things you know you should and lose hit points for indulging in habits you know you need to give up. If you love role playing games – and traditional todo lists aren’t working for you – HabitRPG is highly recommended.

21-02-2013
HabitRPG Makes Improving Yourself Actually Addictive
Watching TED ‘Ideas Worth Spreading’ On The iPad

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Watching TED ‘Ideas Worth Spreading’ On The iPad

We have published articles about the non-profit TED Conferences, including the Best of TED talks and TED’s Top 20 Most Watched Videos. The presentations are wide ranging, from Colin Stoke’s “How movies teach manhood” to Adam Davidson’s “What we learned from teetering on the fiscal cliff.” If you are a fan of TED talks, you might be interested to know that the catalog of “ideas worth spreading” can also be accessed in an official app for the iPad.

06-02-2013
Watching TED ‘Ideas Worth Spreading’ On The iPad
Keep Your Life Goals In Sight By Breaking Them Down Into Small Increments On Everest [iOS]

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Keep Your Life Goals In Sight By Breaking Them Down Into Small Increments On Everest [iOS]

You can think of Everest as a combination of a goal-setting tool, a bucket list, a vision board, and a productivity coach. At its most basic, it is a getting-things-done app that means to track your journey from a definite beginning to a satisfactory end. As the app developers so pointedly say – Everyone has their Everest. We help you climb yours.

05-02-2013
Keep Your Life Goals In Sight By Breaking Them Down Into Small Increments On Everest [iOS]
How To Master Your Dream Potential With Dream:ON [iPhone]

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How To Master Your Dream Potential With Dream:ON [iPhone]

Last week, I looked at apps that genuinely help you sleep better by waking up at a moment when you’ll feel most refreshed. This week, I found an app that does all of that, and goes one step further – it actually claims to influence your dreams. Dream:ON is a freemium app, and available now in the iTunes App Store.

03-02-2013
How To Master Your Dream Potential With Dream:ON [iPhone]
Stop Treading Water and Make Progress in Life With the Big Picture

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Stop Treading Water and Make Progress in Life With the Big Picture

I’m sure many of you have thought about whether you’re doing the right things every day, whether you’re getting anywhere, and whether you’re headed in the right direction. To-Do lists and organizational apps will help you keep all of those daily tasks and projects well-organized, but they don’t really help as much with future planning.

01-02-2013
Stop Treading Water and Make Progress in Life With the Big Picture
Inspiring Interviews: 7 Websites With Intelligent Conversations To Expand Your Mind

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Inspiring Interviews: 7 Websites With Intelligent Conversations To Expand Your Mind

Intelligent picks from the vast web can refresh and inspire our day. And what could be more inspiring than taking a peek into the lives of both ordinary and extraordinary people with insights. Maybe, you can find some sliver of usefulness in the conversations of these achievers. Look upon this as interviews or a talkfest of ideas.

30-01-2013
Inspiring Interviews: 7 Websites With Intelligent Conversations To Expand Your Mind
Tried And Tested: 3 Gamification Tools That Try To Make Your Life Better

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Tried And Tested: 3 Gamification Tools That Try To Make Your Life Better

I’m a big fan of gamification, truth be told. I’d even go so far as to say our entire society should be gamified, with pleasures in life reserved as rewards those who actually contribute. Apparently that makes me a communist or something. But I digress; I’ve tried a variety of gamified systems for fitness and generally “getting things done”, and here’s how it worked out.

27-01-2013
Tried And Tested: 3 Gamification Tools That Try To Make Your Life Better
Discover, Download, and Watch the Best of Ted

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Discover, Download, and Watch the Best of Ted

Whether it’s about passing the time, broadening your horizons, or keeping up with your favorite topics, TED’s library of videos is an invaluable tool for anyone who has access to a decent Internet connection. With the sheer amount of videos available to watch, with talks on everything from science and technology to human nature and poetry, there’s something in there for everyone.

11-01-2013
Discover, Download, and Watch the Best of Ted
PeerPressure For Goals Helps You Get Things Done With A Little Help From Your Friends [iOS]

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PeerPressure For Goals Helps You Get Things Done With A Little Help From Your Friends [iOS]

Setting goals is great, but accomplishing them is the real test we all face. This time of year, everyone is setting New Year’s resolutions, but let’s be realistic, many people will never actually pull off their resolutions. They seem to be one of those things we tell ourselves we will do, but in reality, we never really intend to complete them. Why not make this year the one you actually go hard for that resolution?

10-01-2013
PeerPressure For Goals Helps You Get Things Done With A Little Help From Your Friends [iOS]
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