Articles

A rotating selection of my most popular recent articles and guides.

Essentialism summary review Nick Wignall

Essentialism: The Disciplined ​Pursuit of Less But Better

Emotion Management and Productivity Wignall

Why Emotion Management Is the Key to Long-Term Productivity

Precrastination and getting things done Nick Wignall

Precrastination: The Dark Side of Getting Things Done

The Compound Effect: How Daily Habits Create Long-term Success

Inner game mental mastery Wignall

To Master Your Work, Work to Master Your Mind

gentle productivity Wignall

Gentle Productivity: How to Be Productive without Being Hard on Yourself

War of art Nick Wignall

On Falling in Love with Hard Work

News Audit Make Time MAIN

The News Audit: A Simple Way to Make Time for the Things That Matter Most

productivity guru

Confessions of an Early-Morning Productivity Guru

high-quality distractions Nick Wignall

The Subtle Threat of High-Quality Distractions

3 Little Lists Organize My Life Nick Wignall

How I Organize My Life with 3 Little Lists

Divergent Thinking Creative Nick Wignall

Divergent Thinking: The Mental Muscle Behind Consistent Creativity

How to use a Distractions List to Stay Focused Nick Wignall

The Distractions List: A Simple Technique for Better Focus

Find Your Passion 5 Questions Nick Wignall

The Elements of Passion: 5 Questions from Psychology Research to Help You Find Your Passion

5 Anti-Procrastination Strategies from a Professional Psychologist Nick Wignall

How to Stop Procrastinating (5 Tips from a Psychologist)

A Simple Trick for Setting Better Goals Nick Wignall

A Simple Trick for Setting Better Goals