life-hacking

I Let a Stranger Watch Me Work for a Day — And I’ve Never Been More Productive

Like 8 million other Americans, I work from home. There are some nice things about doing so, sure, but before you go gushing over my…

Lucid Dreaming Devotees Tell Us Their Wildest Sleep Stories

Alan, a 32-year-old living in Texas, got into lucid dreaming during a particularly nasty bit of depression. “I wanted some way to escape this reality….

Why Men Seek Out Life Coaching Instead of Therapy

Boyd, a 59-year-old company director from the U.K., discovered the benefits of life coaching earlier than most. “I was coached in the early 1980s, at…

Rise, Grind and Ruin: The Dangerous Fetishization of ‘Hustle Porn’

There’s a video I receive on WhatsApp every so often from relatives who want to help “get me out of my state of sleep” regarding…