10-Day Reframe Challenge

Type: Exercise
Topic: Emotions

Our thoughts shape our emotions and actions. If our thoughts are overly negative, this can affect our mood and lead us to make worse decisions. This challenge helps you identify and fix these unproductive thoughts.

Nature Break

Type: Exercise
Topics: Emotions,Mental Performance

Nature isn’t somewhere to visit. It’s home – it’s the environment we evolved to live in. There may be negative consequences to depriving ourselves of it. So, try to take a nature break when you can.

Gratitude Log

Type: Exercise
Topic: Emotions

Most people, especially in the materially-abundant developed world, have a lot to be thankful for. But it’s easy to forget all these things, and focus on things we don’t like about our lives. This exercise helps you redress the balance a little bit.

Best Possible Self

Type: Exercise
Topic: Emotions

If you want to get somewhere, it helps to know where that place is. This is an exercise that helps you define an ideal future.

The Premortem

Type: Exercise
Topic: Productivity

A supremely powerful exercise that helps you see what problems you might face down the road, and create countermeasures for them. Do this exercise before you start any project.

Time Tracking

Type: Exercise
Topic: Productivity

Ever get to the end of the day and think, I’ve been working all day, how come I haven’t done anything? Time tracking helps you see where your time is going, and from there you can figure out how to use it better.

Three Good Things

Type: Exercise
Topic: Emotions

A 3-minute written exercise that helps build a more positive outlook over time. This is a simple, low-commitment exercise, but it might take a week or two to kick in.