The Joy of Missing Out - Deepstash

Keep reading for FREE


The key is not to prioritize what’s on your schedule but to schedule your priorities.



1.82K reads

Don't try to achieve balance

Don't try to achieve balance

You must shift your priorities to the most important at any given time to move forward. Like riding a bike, where you have to shift your weight forward and start moving, not to topple over. 


1.37K reads

3 key areas in life

3 key areas in life

  1. Work: your job
  2. Personal: relationships, hobbies, health
  3. Home: Household chores

Don't try to spread your time and energy equally between these three areas. Ask yourself: "What is most important right now?"


1.35K reads


You can do anything, but not everything.



1.39K reads

Unrealistic expectations

Unrealistic expectations

Identify these expectations, whatever they are for you, and let go of them. Stop worrying about what other people may think of you and make decisions that reflect what is truly important to you. 


1.11K reads


When you’re 20 you care what everyone thinks, when you’re 40 you stop caring what everyone thinks, when you’re 60 you realize no one was ever thinking about you in the first place.



1.1K reads

Define your life's purpose to make better decisions

Define your life's purpose to make better decisions

  1. Your mission: ABC Brain Dump will give you 26 different words -  look for recurring patterns/themes and write down your easily memorable and short mission statement.  
  2. Your vision: “Where do you want to be in the future?” Use a vision board and imagine your best possible future. Turn it into a short, memorable vision statement.  
  3. Your core values: Write down no more than 6 words that you would like others to use when describing you in your absence.  

Put these 3 together and you will have a better idea of your life's purpose and a guide for making better decisions.  


963 reads

On Goals and Boundaries

On Goals and Boundaries

  • Set clear WRITTEN goals with a deadline 
  • Set boundaries and separate from play (e.g. don't check your social media when at work and don't respond to work emails when at home) 


923 reads

On productivity

On productivity

Productivity means firstly identifying your priorities and secondly focusing on them.  

It does not mean a long list of tasks that don`t help you to move forward in life.  


859 reads

Three productivity myths busted

Three productivity myths busted

  1. Multitasking makes us slower and produces drastically inferior results 
  2. We need to take breaks: 20 minutes for every 100 minutes worked 
  3. Technology is not always better: Write down your ideas and to-do's from time to time. You will pay more attention and store the information better 


835 reads


1.07K reads

Priority List

Priority List

  1. A: Important and urgent
  2. B: Important and not urgent
  3. C: Unimportant and urgent
  4. D: Unimportant and not urgent

Sort all your tasks into this framework and tackle the As before the Bs and the Bs before the Cs. Eliminate the Ds. 


786 reads



C - Connected to your purpose?

L - Linked to a goal?

E - Essential?

A - Advantageous?

R - Reality-based?

When you answer 3 or more of the above questions with yes the task is important. If not, then it is only urgent. 


789 reads

Good systems through the right habits

Good systems through the right habits

  1. Why do you want to build a new habit?
  2. Identify your triggers/cues
  3. Define the behavior
  4. Three Rs: 
  • Record your progress
  • Reward yourself
  • Redirect your efforts if you have slipped


776 reads

Whitespace - Play and Explore

Whitespace - Play and Explore

We all need more whitespace in our lives: Time to explore, play, and think. Try switching off your phone from time to time and going out into nature to get lost in your thoughts. Meditation can also be a great addition to your daily routine.  


763 reads



Lifelong Learning


This book gives a great overview of how to identify your life's purpose, prioritize your tasks in accordance with this purpose, and make good decisions in the process.

More like this

Dopamine Detox

20 ideas

Dopamine Detox

Thibaut Meurisse

Dopamine Detox

23 ideas

Dopamine Detox

Thibaut Meurisse

Dopamine Detox

15 ideas

Dopamine Detox

Thibaut Meurisse


Explore the World’s

Best Ideas

200,000+ ideas on pretty much any topic. Created by the smartest people around & well-organized so you can explore at will.

An Idea for Everything

Explore the biggest library of insights. And we've infused it with powerful filtering tools so you can easily find what you need.

Knowledge Library

Powerful Saving & Organizational Tools

Save ideas for later reading, for personalized stashes, or for remembering it later.

# Personal Growth

Take Your Ideas


Organize your ideas & listen on the go. And with Pro, there are no limits.

Listen on the go

Just press play and we take care of the words.

Never worry about spotty connections

No Internet access? No problem. Within the mobile app, all your ideas are available, even when offline.

Get Organized with Stashes

Ideas for your next work project? Quotes that inspire you? Put them in the right place so you never lose them.


2 Million Stashers


5,740 Reviews

App Store


72,690 Reviews

Google Play

Shankul Varada

Best app ever! You heard it right. This app has helped me get back on my quest to get things done while equipping myself with knowledge everyday.


Don’t look further if you love learning new things. A refreshing concept that provides quick ideas for busy thought leaders.

Ashley Anthony

This app is LOADED with RELEVANT, HELPFUL, AND EDUCATIONAL material. It is creatively intellectual, yet minimal enough to not overstimulate and create a learning block. I am exceptionally impressed with this app!

Sean Green

Great interesting short snippets of informative articles. Highly recommended to anyone who loves information and lacks patience.

Laetitia Berton

I have only been using it for a few days now, but I have found answers to questions I had never consciously formulated, or to problems I face everyday at work or at home. I wish I had found this earlier, highly recommended!

Jamyson Haug

Great for quick bits of information and interesting ideas around whatever topics you are interested in. Visually, it looks great as well.

Giovanna Scalzone

Brilliant. It feels fresh and encouraging. So many interesting pieces of information that are just enough to absorb and apply. So happy I found this.

Ghazala Begum

Even five minutes a day will improve your thinking. I've come across new ideas and learnt to improve existing ways to become more motivated, confident and happier.

Read & Learn

20x Faster





Access to 200,000+ ideas

Access to the mobile app

Unlimited idea saving & library

Unlimited history

Unlimited listening to ideas

Downloading & offline access

Personalized recommendations

Supercharge your mind with one idea per day

Enter your email and spend 1 minute every day to learn something new.


I agree to receive email updates