This week’s must-reads: Stop Being So Hard on Yourself

In my work as a behavioral designer, I come across important stories on how psychology influences our behavior. Every week, I share my round-up of the most important stories at the intersection of psychology, technology and business. I hope you enjoy them!

“Just Say No” Is Bad Productivity Advice (NirAndFar) You’ve probably read this advice before: “The best thing you can do for your productivity is to say no more often.” This sounds smart, but in practice, this advice often backfires.