Although it seems counterintuitive, self-improvement truly begins when we stop taking in new information and allow the mind to clear.
Information is not knowledge. Learning is not education. What you learn in a classroom or a course means nothing without integration and application.
A few years ago, I struggled to get 5 minutes to myself. Now, I have consistent daily fitness, meditation, and writing practices, thanks to these practices. Any one of them will boost your productivity.
I have always been obsessed with notebooks. I love the promise offered by a new notebook: the potential hidden in its unfilled pages, the space for new knowledge, insights, observations, thoughts and ideas.