Gift-giving has gotten bland.

It’s not your fault – in this constant on-the-go world we live in, with so many everyday tasks that take priority, its hard to spend time securing that perfect gift to show your loved ones you truly care. Instead, we resort to those readily available gift-cards found at every local pharmacy as a quick last-minute fix enroute to the event it’s needed for. Thoughtless, watered-down, bland.

Stop gift-carding and start putting thought back into your gifts.

We’ve made it easy with this productivity-enhancing gift-guide, just in time to secure those graduation, and spring and summer birthday gifts. What’s a better gift to give to those who seem to have everything and want for nothing? Something they wouldn’t have thought of themselves but are guaranteed to use every day.

#1- The Brain/Shift Journal

Brain/Shift Journal Vol I: Habits & Goals

The Brain/Shift Journal is the only journal designed by behavioral scientists that taps into underlying human drives, biases, habits, and behaviors to help you reach your goals and achieve your dreams. Containing daily reflections and activities designed to help you become more mindful, organized, and focused on what matters most in life. A resource to break out of the status quo and to regain control of your life.

This journal is the perfect gift for recent grads, journaling fanatics, and anyone looking to live a more productive lifestyle. Plus, the affordability of this journal means you can grab a few at checkout to keep on hand as your go-to last minute gift option. We even have a promo code to use for stocking up! Use promo code: B2GO50 and buy two get the third for half off!

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#2- Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life

Author Nir Eyal unveils the psychology behind distractions and outlines strategies for breaking free of interruptions. Get back to focusing on what really matters in life- family, relationships, creativity all without distraction. Fear not, the solution he details does not require abstaining from technology all together. He takes a more practical and realistic approach with a four-step, research-backed model that helps capitalize on the benefits of technology without overdependence.

We love this book because of its applicability across the board. Readers uncover what truly drives human behavior and can apply those insights to avoid the negative effects of a tech-driven world. Ensuring relationships with friends, spouses, and children are not dissolved in the sea of notifications and alerts we all experience each day.

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#3- Get Sh*t Done: The Ultimate Guide to Productivity, Procrastination, and Profitability

We all intend to do what we set out to do (like thinking through those thoughtful gifts we plan to give) but that tricky little thing called procrastination always seeps its way back into the process (hence the gift-card go-to tendency). Not anymore with the insights you’ll find in Get Sh*t Done: The Ultimate Guide to Productivity, Procrastination, and Profitability.

Bestselling author, Jeffrey Gitomer provides a comprehensive, step-by-step guide for maximizing productivity using insights from neuroscience and psychology. Readers discover strategies for setting goals, keeping motivation, and becoming more efficient. Also included are tips on how to manage your time more effectively to reach your goals faster. The perfect gift for recent grads (who love to procrastinate), or spouses (we’ll leave it at that).

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#4- Goal/Shift

The newest product in the Brain/Shift collection: Goal/Shift is a 7-week guide designed with behavioral science insights. Discover the reasons why people often abandon their goals and how to avoid common barriers to goal attainment. This guide helps you identify more meaningful goals, the ones that align with what you envision for your life. You then develop a process to progress towards those goals. Keeping committed and motivated to achieve has never been easier with Goal/Shift.

The perfect gift for couples planning a wedding, anyone on a fitness/weight-loss journey, those looking to purchase a new home, anyone after a promotion or starting a new business. Your loved ones will be sure to love this product and can even take it on the go as Goal/Shift is available for instant download.

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#5- Productivity Timer

Designed to help you manage your time management, this productivity timer and clock comes in 6 different colors and the choice of either a 30-minute or 60-minute countdown. A perfect addition to any home office, this clock allows you to dedicate your full attention to the task at hand without getting lost in time.

With three options for volume level, and the remaining countdown time displayed on the LCD screen, this gift is sure to be a hit as an end-of-the-year gift for teachers or anyone working from home. Plus- purchasing this productivity timer also means supporting a small business!

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#6- reMarkable 2

The reMarkable 2- the next generation paper tablet that has revolutionized notetaking. The world’s thinnest tablet, that feels like paper when you write. Now you can take notes on the go, read, and review your documents, to-do lists, PDF’s, sketches, and ebooks all in one place. The best part- everything is accessible from your digital devices. You can upload everything to cloud services, including handwritten notes that convert to text for you.

This planet-friendly product is also distraction-free with zero pop-ups, social media, or notifications. Allowing complete focus without distractions. The perfect gift to give your spouse, as a going away gift for recent grads, or kids with a passion for art and design.

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What are you waiting for?

We’ve made it easy to put the thought back into gift-giving with this productivity-enhancing gift-guide. Ditch the gift-cards and prepare for upcoming parties by stocking up on gifts that empower your loved ones. Sure to be a hit with everyone on your gift list!