Best Articles

This page shares my best articles on health, happiness, creativity, productivity and more. The central question that drives my work is, “How can we live better?” To answer that question, I like to write about science-based ways to solve practical problems.

In the links below, you’ll find my best articles on topics like how to stop procrastinating, how to read more, and how to overcome sleep deprivation as well as personal suggestions like my list of the best books to read and my ultralight packing list.

Ready to dive in? You can use the categories below to browse my best articles or scroll all the way down to see every post by date and title.

Best Articles by Category

Browse my best articles and essays by category.

Best Articles to Start With

Not sure where to begin? These are the 3 best articles to start with if you’d like to understand my philosophy and approach to life.

  1. This Coach Improved Every Tiny Thing by 1 Percent and Here’s What Happened
  2. Forget About Setting Goals. Focus on This Instead.
  3. The Akrasia Effect: Why We Don’t Follow Through on What We Set Out to Do

All Articles by Date

Scroll down to browse all of my articles by date and title. Articles are listed in reverse chronological order with my newest articles at the top and my oldest essays at the bottom.

2016

2015

February 10
Fear vs. Ambition

2014

2013

April 25
Post is coming!

2012