Why You Have to Care for Yourself First

It’s in every preflight safety training, even the epic ones: “Put on your own oxygen mask before helping someone else with theirs.” On his Smarter Every Day YouTube channel, Destin Sandlin induced hypoxia in himself—under the close supervision of professionals,...

How to Create an OmniFocus Project Using OmniJS

Here’s a script to create a new OmniFocus project using OmniJS. Feel free to use it as a starting point for your own scripts.

Can You Sleep Through the Storm?

Life storms are going to come. You can deal with them as they happen, or you can deal with them on your terms.

How to Create OmniFocus Projects with TaskPaper and JavaScript for Automation

TaskPaper is a great format for copying and pasting tasks and projects between OmniFocus and other apps. You can also use it with Shortcuts to create dynamic projects on iOS. I’ve been scripting OmniFocus for years now. It lets me add my own features to OmniFocus. But...

How Can You Be Proactive at a Reactive Job?

No matter how reactive your job description is, there are always ways you can be more proactive at work.

How to Send a Push Notification from Terminal

Here’s how to send a push notification to your iPhone from the Terminal in macOS. Instead of waiting for a long job to finish, let your Mac notify you.

What Do You Really Want in Your Life?

Every now and then, things creep into our schedules that don’t belong there. Like Michelangelo, we need to remove the bits that don’t look like our masterpiece.

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Daily Productivity

Life comes at you fast. Here’s how to get things done so you can spend more time, attention, and energy on what matters most to you.

Being My Best Self

This time next year, will you be wiser, more thoughtful, and living a life you dream of? Or just a year older? Always take time to sharpen the saw.

Using OmniFocus

OmniFocus is the task manager I recommend for macOS and iOS. Here’s how to get the most out of it.

How to Achieve Your Goals—Digitally

It’s easy to set a goal. To achieve it, you need to keep track of a lot of details. In The Digital Goal Domination Guide, I’ll show you how you can reach your goals using OmniFocus and Evernote. Get more done this year than you ever thought possible!

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