Jory MacKay

Award-winning writer and editor

Full-time freelancer and part-time editor of the RescueTime blog, where we help hundreds of thousands of people understand their time spent on digital devices. Retired digital nomad.
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Why doing one thing at a time is the secret to higher productivity, lower stress, and more happiness

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Why we love bad news (and how to break our addiction to it)

by Jory MacKay
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Simple changes to make your open plan office less distracting

by Jory MacKay
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The Future of Work is All About Communication

by Jory MacKay
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How the world’s “busiest” people find work life balance

by Jory MacKay
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Why you’re not finding flow at work (and what to do about it)

by Jory MacKay
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How to hit your daily goals (every single day)

by Jory MacKay
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How to say no to your boss, coworkers, and clients (without looking like a jerk)

by Jory MacKay
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How entrepreneurs, artists & leaders use constraints to be more productive

by Jory MacKay
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A simple 5-step process for setting, measuring, and hitting your goals

by Jory MacKay
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How bomb disposal experts stay calm at work (and you can too)

by Jory MacKay
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How to make a daily schedule you (actually) won’t hate

by Jory MacKay
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How to fight “Nomophobia”—the fear of not having your phone

by Jory MacKay
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The only way to make Resolutions that stick

by Jory MacKay
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The Evening Routine Essentials of Productive People

by Jory MacKay
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7 Cognitive Biases That Could Ruin Your Decision-Making

by Jory MacKay
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A Research-Backed Guide to Taking Breaks That Will Help You Get More Done

by Jory MacKay
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4 Ways to Fully Disconnect and Recover From a Tough Workday

by Jory MacKay

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