The Reason We Are Stuck: Our Direction - Deepstash
Music and Productivity

Learn more about timemanagement with this collection

How to choose the right music for different tasks

The benefits of listening to music while working

How music affects productivity

Music and Productivity

Discover 36 similar ideas in

It takes just

4 mins to read

The Reason We Are Stuck: Our Direction

Our real problem is not the lack of time, but a lack of direction, as we all have the same number of hours in a day. We think we need more willpower or motivation, but the truth is that we only need direction.

If we start everything at once, trying to take care of our finances, health, diet and learning at the same time, we are bound to crash. That’s a lot of time wasted.

434

2.64K reads

MORE IDEAS ON THIS

The Two Things To Ask Yourself

If we are struggling with productivity and not making progress despite our efforts, we can ask ourselves the following two questions that focus on our direction:

  1. Where are we going?
  2. What do we need to do to get there?

There is uncertainty seepe...

409

1.26K reads

Stop Making Excuses

We are hiding behind the logic and reasoning we give to ourselves for being unproductive or non-committed to our pursuits, most of which are pure excuses.

We need to make things simple and get into action mode, understanding that our mind is showi...

400

1.25K reads

CURATED FROM

CURATED BY

maddoxe

"The key is in not spending time, but in investing it." - Covey

Related collections

More like this

Care For Your Goals

If the habits that you are trying to inculcate in you are dear to you, you won't need much motivation or willpower.

Setting goals related to what we care for provides us with the best use of our limited energy and it gives us a bigger probability to succeed.

When we start our carrier we decrease our physical activity

When we start our carrier we decrease our physical activity

We tend to spend long hours at our workplace. When we start our carrier we need to prove ourselves. 

It is very common for people who go into their professional life to decrease their level of physical activity. More time is required to commute to your job. 

Piloting Our Mind

If we continuously feel a lot of distress and draining, we should recover ourselves by moderation in eating and drinking, meditation, reading, exercising, and ample rest.

We need to be aware of the direction and trajectory of our moods, emotions and feelings, and make use of introspection ...

stash-superman-illustration

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

Anywhere

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.

Join

2 Million Stashers

4.8

5,740 Reviews

App Store

4.7

72,690 Reviews

Google Play

samz905

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Read & Learn

20x Faster

without
deepstash

with
deepstash

with

deepstash

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.

Email

I agree to receive email updates