Developing Good Habits– My Battles and Learnings

Resolution season has just passed. I have a long list of things I want to do, bad habits I would want to quit and new habits I would love to develop. Over the years out of my naïveté I have read and believed a couple of dozen articles on how to change habits. I do […]

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The Power of Patience

As a psychiatrist, patience is an invaluable skill that I teach all my psychotherapy clients. In my new book, I emphasize the importance of patience as a coping skill and how to achieve it. Frustration is not the key to any door. Patience is a lifelong spiritual practice as well as a way to find emotional freedom. We need […]

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How to Deal With Obstacles to Your Goals and Productivity

There’s one big, common problem we all face when pursuing our goals and staying productive: when life gets complicated, many people choose to wait instead of work. You might have used an excuse in the past to justify that decision. The most common way we justify delaying the pursuit of a goal is to say that the […]

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6 Tips to Stay Focused on Your Goals and Limit Distractions

When you stay focused on your goals, productivity comes naturally. Of course, then those pesky distractions come in to mess up your workflow and throw off your schedule. If your day is anything like mine, you’re probably constantly being thrown distractions that limit the amount of work you are able to get done. After all, you […]

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Meeting Your Goals When You Have ADHD

As someone with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), you probably know all too well the difficulty of accomplishing your goals. It can seem utterly daunting. That’s because realizing goals taxes the executive functions in your brain, said Roberto Olivardia, Ph.D, a clinical psychologist and clinical instructor in the department of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. These […]

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Life Changing Daily Habits to Improve Productivity

We all have the same 24 hours in a day, yet some people seem to accomplish more in that time than we could possibly imagine doing ourselves. It can be frustrating to think they are so much more successful than us. In reality, these people have just learned how to manage their time. They don’t […]

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The Simplicity Habit

We are nearing the time of the year which statistically means many of those new years resolutions are long gone. Here is why you need to simplify your goals if you want to achieve them. Why you need to simplify your goals At the beginning of the year, it’s common to set many goals at […]

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Should You Tell People about Your Goals, or Keep them a Secret?

Here’s what the science suggests. After you set your goals, the next question is whether you should share them with your friends, colleagues, and others. Common thinking says that once you make your goals public, you’ll feel motivated to accomplish them because now there are others that will keep you accountable. But at least one study […]

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What’s New in GoalsOnTrack 2020

It’s already March. How time flies! Hope you’re doing well with your 2020 goals so far. We haven’t posted much about what’s new with GoalsOnTrack apps lately. So in this post, I’d like to give you a brief rundown of what’s been added or improved since the last major update. The iOS App GoalsOnTrack iOS […]

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