This week’s must-reads: The Time Management Technique That Can Work for Anyone

Nir Eyal
2 min readApr 12, 2022

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!

The Time Management Technique That Can Work For Anyone (NirAndFar) Overcoming the fear of being unavailable is essential to making timeboxing stick.

Indistractable for ADHD [AUDIO] (Podcast) In this episode, I sit down for a discussion with certified ADHD and Life Coach, Caitlin O’Brient Bauer. We talk about how people with ADHD can utilize the techniques I share in my book, Indistractable, to fit their specific needs.

It’s Easy to Blame Mental Health Issues on Tech. But Is It Fair? (WIRED) The impulse to blame anxiety and depression on technology isn’t surprising.

Why the Pursuit of Happiness Can Be Bad for You — and What You Should Pursue Instead (The Conversation) If we focus too narrowly on the pursuit of happiness, we are at risk of forgetting about wellbeing.

Sorry, I Lied About Fake News (The Atlantic) There are many untruths floating around about misinformation.

Fear of Psychosis and the Cult of Safety — Why are People so Afraid?(Academy of Ideas) Our society has become obsessed with every conceivable danger. Fear has become a basic characteristic of our entire culture.

Happy reading!

- Nir

Nir Eyal

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