A ‘Results List’ boosted my productivity in a big way. – If you lack direction and focus each day, try out my planner book: ‘Book of Lift’ — https://bookoflift.com/ Follow me on Twitter: @iamalexmathers Any questions, feedback, comment below. You may also like… Don’t allow life to get reasonable. Keep dreaming, no matter what. A little […]

I spent a long time today here in Tbilisi, Georgia trying to find the perfect moment to make a video. That moment never came. And so I made a film about dealing with the chaos; the unexpected; the frustrations of the random flow of life, and not getting what we want immediately. It’s hard, but […]

Alex Mathers, coach, writer and illustrator, talks about this shift in focus and attention that helped him move past self-consciousness and anxiety around people. If you lack direction and focus each day, try out my planner book: ‘Book of Lift’ — https://bookoflift.com/ Follow me on Twitter: @iamalexmathers Any questions, feedback, comment below. You may also […]

Alex Mathers talks about the conflicting info we often get from YouTubers and other pundits. Should we build on our strengths or weaknesses to live our best, most successful lives? How should we best spend our time? Alex talks about that here. If you lack direction and focus each day, try out my planner book: […]

Alex Mathers talks about a fresh way of thinking that can help you gain an unfair advantage. If you lack direction and focus each day, try out my planner book: ‘Book of Lift’ — https://bookoflift.com/ Follow me on Twitter: @iamalexmathers Any questions, feedback, comment below. You may also like… Why you need to get on […]

You don’t want to start. Your heart goes faster. You and your thoughts move quicker. You start to pace. You’re in a mild panic. Because you panic, you want to take on many things at once. You look at the beginning, and you look at the end, and you try to start in the middle […]

Your mama says you’re lazy. Your friends say you’re lazy. You feel lazy. You act lazy. You feel down because you fell into the trap. You agreed with them, and you start to believe it yourself. I’m lazy. It’s true. The poison takes hold. And so you act how you think, and you think how […]

Back in caveman days, being disciplined was so easy that discipline wasn’t even a thing. With a continual threat of death and starvation, there were genuine and visceral reasons for doing things with urgency, even if you didn’t want to do them. Now, most things are seemingly less urgent. Without pressing, visible and tangible requirements […]

Can you challenge yourself? We know the importance of habits. We know that successful habits create successful people when they are brought into everyday action. We are what we repeatedly do. But they are hard to keep, especially when we get overwhelmed by the idea of changing for good. Don’t forget the power of small […]

Why do anything worth doing when we’re not in the zone? When we write, we want to give ourselves the best advantage we can. When I write distracted, agitated, rushed and tired, I may — through some miracle — manage to write something. But usually, it won’t be much good. It will stray too far from the truth and deliver […]