Personal Productivity articles by Mark Tyrrell
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Self-sabotage comes in many forms

How to Stop Self-Sabotage Behaviour

Published 10 May, 2011 | Personal Productivity

People seldom mean to sabotage themselves. It's not generally a conscious decision to spoil things - and that's a problem. We can be left with the feeling: "Why did I do that?!" Many of our emotional drivers remain unconscious, which is why chronic self-saboteurs will often use conscious justification (or what seem like excuses) to explain their actions.

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A creative beach activity!

How to Increase Your Creativity

Published 23 September, 2010 | Personal Productivity

"Problems cannot be solved by the same level of thinking that created them." (Albert Einstein) True creativity is fresh, new, and unexpected. And it can be shocking.

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Will your will get you up that mountain?

Do You Have No Willpower?

Published 20 July, 2010 | Personal Productivity

I'm sure you've had times when your intentions were good, when you really believed what you wanted to do was positive and for the best...but somehow the actual doing of the exercise, focusing on that project, sticking to that diet, or building that business didn't really materialize. Willpower matters because it helps make the possible real.

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Lack of punctuality can be a deal-breaker.

How to be More Punctual

Published 04 May, 2010 | Personal Productivity

A lack of punctuality is one of many ways to relay that special little signal: "You don't really matter!"

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It takes perseverance to climb high

Maximize Your Motivation, Determination, and Perseverance

Published 13 March, 2010 | Personal Productivity

As a prisoner of war in the steamy jungles of Vietnam, he held out for months, repeatedly refusing to sign documents decrying American aggression in Southeast Asia presented to him by the North Vietnamese after his crash and imprisonment. During these times, he drew inspiration from the memory of how his grandfather had been the only person in their village strong enough not to vote for Hitler during elections, despite threats of execution.

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7 Savvy Study Techniques to Keep You Learning

7 Savvy Study Techniques to Keep You Learning

Published 22 October, 2009 | Personal Productivity

"My problem has always been that I can't study. By trying one study technique after another, I scrape by, but I never really get the grades I could be getting. But there's no scraping by with these tests. I've got to knuckle down and study!"

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How to Be a More Manly Man

How to Be a More Manly Man

Published 16 October, 2009 | Personal Productivity

We males have much higher levels of testosterone pumping around our systems, making us more naturally suited to risk taking, competitiveness, and physical activity. To deny masculine traits is to deny our birthright.

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Boost Your Self-Motivation Today

Boost Your Self-Motivation Today

Published 08 October, 2009 | Personal Productivity

You are able to be incredibly self-motivated! It's true. We all are, given the right context. If I park my car on your toe, your true motivation for action would manifest immediately - motivation for me to get my darn car off your foot! If you develop a terrible itch, the really intense kind on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the itchiest), how compelled are you to scratch it? Motivation in these contexts is easy to produce.

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7 Self-Discipline Techniques

7 Self-Discipline Techniques

Published 21 September, 2009 | Personal Productivity

Exercising self-discipline can make the difference between an averagely talented person doing something amazing with their lives and a naturally talented person realizing very little of their potential.

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How to Stop Procrastinating

How to Stop Procrastinating

Published 02 September, 2009 | Personal Productivity

She had two weeks to complete her degree dissertation. The culmination of three years of study, the key to her chosen career - and was she getting down to it? No. As she told me bitterly of her endless procrastinating: "I'm a rabbit caught in headlamps!"

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