How to work more efficiently, smarter, and with more ease and pleasure.
Getting Things Done by David Allen – yes, it’s aimed at a business demographic, but damn does it ever work.
The Now Habit: A Strategic Program for Overcoming Procrastination and Enjoying Guilt-Free Play by Neil Fiore – If you have even the slightest tendencies of a perfectionism or procrastination (and who doesn’t?) the insights in this book are incredibly helpful.
Oblique Strategies created by Brian Eno and Peter Schmidt. A deck of cards, each card offering an aphorism intended to help artists (particularly musicians) break creative blocks by encouraging lateral thinking. You can also view them online