How to Manage Your Day With The Arena App

Manage Your Day One of the best suggestion for organization and productivity is to manage/keep track of your tasks in as few places as possible. The Arena App is best used in conjunction with an overall task list so you can see the big picture as well as the daily...

Tips to Eliminate Distractions from Your Day

The Distraction Loop It happens to the best of us: You’re plugging along in your workday, finishing tasks left and right, when all of a sudden your email notification dings..then dings again. And then Slack alerts you that someone sent a message. Suddenly, you find...

Tips for Staying on Task and Focused in College

College Life The semester is in full swing, but you’re still trying to find the perfect balance of work and play. As fall break (yay!) and midterms (boo!) near, it is time to look at the assignments you have due, the amount of effort each will take, and how you are...

Checklist Feature Focus

The Benefits of a Checklist You planned a Halloween party and somehow forgot to buy ice and extra candy. You had it in your head the whole time to pick up both at the store, but every time you went, you somehow forgot. Next time, you’ll make a checklist of all...

The Arena App: Daily Planner, Version 1.5

New Updates to the Best Productivity App Your team Scrum call happens every day at 8:30 a.m. Your marketing meeting is every Thursday at 2:00 p.m.  Your financial projections are due on the 75th day of every quarter. Instead of entering in these tasks every time they...

Thrivner Book Club | Enlightenment Now

Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress Steven Pinker We chose Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress by Steven Pinker because we were curious about Pinker’s primary argument: Reason, science, and...

Arena: Starting Fresh and Stress-Free Routines

Balancing the New The beginning of a new school year can be a mix of emotions for everyone. Parents stress about everything that needs to be done, and if there is enough time to do it all. Children experience a mix of excitement and anxiety about starting a new grade...

Navigating the Back-to-School Madness

Navigating the New School Year with Arena It’s chaos: You forgot the after-school snack and the hunger meltdown is looming. You make it home and avert the crisis…until the backpack opens. What seems like a year’s worth of forms for you to fill out is waiting in...

A Smooth Start to the New School Year with Arena

The Arena App and the New School Year The beginning of the new school year is nearly here! Do you love it? As children, we reveled in newly-sharpened pencils, blank notebooks, and dividers ready to be labeled. As parents of school-age children, we still revel in the...

The Arena App and the Four Tendencies

How to Use The Arena App with Internal and External Expectations Author Gretchen Rubin’s book The Four Tendencies explores how people react to both internal and external expectations, and the best way to interact with each tendency. The four main tendencies are...