Posts by Ash Roy

Ash Roy is the host of the Productive Insights Podcast on iTunes. He teaches busy people how to eliminate stress and increase their personal productivity. You can find useful productivity and business tips at www.ProductiveInsights.com.

8 Secrets To Developing Confidence (So Self-Doubt Never Sabotages You Again)


“What you think of yourself is much more important than what people think of you.” ~Seneca

I can still remember it like it happened yesterday.

There I was. Ten years old. It was my first day back at school.

I walked past the enormous church that marked the entrance of the school compound. I passed under this huge tree as it towered over me. I was in a crowd of other screaming school kids. They laughed and cackled loudly.


I just felt overwhelmed.

See, I was always an anxious kid. Scared. Worried that I hadn’t done my homework properly. …

Overcome Limiting Thoughts: 5 Ways to Be Happier and More Present


“The past exists only in our memories, the future only in our plans. The present is our only reality.” ~Robert Pirsig

Do you sometimes feel overwhelmed by unpleasant thoughts and feelings? Do they show up like an uninvited guest when you’re least expecting them?

About eight months ago, I quit a lucrative corporate job in finance to follow my passion, writing.

Like most things in life, this decision came with a cost.

And all the angst that comes with it.

A few months into my venture, I noticed my angst had become a large part of my mental world. I …