8: 13 Tips to Increase Motivation

8: 13 Tips to Increase Motivation

1. Visualize what the reward is. Then put that picture in it place that you will see it frequently, and ideally in the place where you were likely to need that reminder

2. Use a star chart. Yes the show is primarily geared towards adults, and using a star chart is effective. We like infographics, we like to see the progress we are making on something.

3. Use small short-term rewards

4. Reward progress 5. Surround yourself with affirming people.

6. Exercise

7. Share it with someone

8. Create systems so you are less reliant on executive functioning.

9. Do what you love.

10. Do what you hate first

11. Talk to a doctor about medication.

12. Find a supportive accountability group

13. Learn more about ADHD.

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Supercharge your Emails, tasks, projects and bring them all in one place.

– This might be the productivity, GTD app that I’ve been waiting for… maybe.  I am still in the first week of using this app.  Keeping track of loose ends, may have gotten easier.


  • Everthing is on one place
  • Integrates with Evernote
  • Create reminders and get a text message about it.
  • Create Macro tons of automation
  • Attach emails to projects
  • Create tasts
  • Tons of great videos integrated into the web based system.
  • Woks on all platforms.
  • Integrates with all email systems giving you a unified email inbox
  • Integrates with google calendar and iCal
  • Add photo’s to your email signature
  • If you are into GTD – this supports that, or just use the parts that make sense for you.
  • Very Customizable
  • Utilizes Macros (Macro’s are a preset sequence of steps that are triggered in one click, ie, Send mail, then move to waiting for)
  • Great customer service. They are very responsive.
  • Recorded Webinars available on youtube
  • Enables tagging


  • The great video’s— you really need to watch these.
  • This will take some time to learn and some task persistance to master
  • There is a learning curve.

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