Ali is the absolute master on how to be productive without sacrificing your own happiness. This is the book we've all been waiting for.

Dr Julie Smith
Author — Why Has Nobody Told Me This Before?
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The Feel-Good Productivity Annual Planning Workshop

If you pre-order my book Feel-Good Productivity and submit your receipt before December 30, you’ll get exclusive access to…

The Feel-Good Productivity Annual Planning Workshop

As a massive thank you for your support, this workshop is exclusively open to those who have pre-ordered my book.

To join, all you have to do is:

📚 Buy the book from your favourite bookseller

(prior orders can also be submitted)

👀 Fill in this form to send in your receipt

🤗 And we’ll then send you the details

In this live virtual workshop, we’ll build on the core concepts from my new book Feel-Good Productivity, and set up the foundations to make 2024 the best year of your life.

The workshop will take place on 6 January 2024, 14.00 GMT. We'll go through a set of simple and effective tools to reflect and set goals. You'll:

🤔 Gain clarity on what really matters

🐾 Create actionable steps to achieve your goals

📈 Find a system to stay consistent

🔥 …while enjoying the journey

Plus, you'll get exclusive access to the bonus materials and expanded concepts to make the book an integral part of your life. This includes:

My ultimate evidence-backed method for reflection and goal-setting

Tailored templates and worksheets based on tried-and-tested strategies to guide you during our live sessions.

A live Q&A session with me to get personalised insights for your journey

The recordings and all the resources we’ll use during the workshop - in case you’re not free at the time

I'd love you to join me and make 2024 your best year ever.

The secret to


isn't Discipline.

It's Joy.

You won’t just accomplish more.
You’ll feel happier and more fulfilled along the way.

We think that productivity is all about hard work. That the road to success is lined with endless frustration and toil. But what if there’s another way?

In Feel-Good Productivity, Dr Ali Abdaal uncovers an easier, science-backed path to success. He demonstrates that the secret to productivity isn't grind, it's feeling good. And he reveals how to make your projects feel so enjoyable that productivity takes care of itself.

10 Things This Book Will Teach You

Learn how to...


Build your own productivity system that doesn’t feel like a grind


Make any work (however dull) feel more energizing and enjoyable


Stay focused in a world of constant distractions 


Beat procrastination forever without just relying on motivation and discipline 


Reduce the stress of your work while staying productive 


Get clarity on what you really want from your work and your life 


Stay consistent with what really matters to you over the long term 


Set meaningful goals that help you feel good while achieving more 


Recharge your energy through science-backed strategies 


Find alignment, fulfilment, and enjoyment in all that you do 

...and much, much more.

What people are saying...

Ali is the absolute master on how to be productive without sacrificing your own happiness. This is the book we've all been waiting for.

Dr Julie Smith

Clinical Psychologist

Ali is the master of productivity. Nobody has a talent for distilling complicated ideas into fun, accessible and actionable insights quite like him.

Steven Bartlett

BBC's Dragon's Den and host of The Diary of a CEO

Productivity doesn’t have to be toxic. Ali is rewriting what we thought we knew about getting stuff done. You can indeed be both happy and successful.

Dr Alex George

TV Presenter & Mental Health Ambassador to UK Gov

A much-needed antidote to hustle culture, this book is a reality check for any ambitious person who wants to build sustainable success. It offers the most practical approach to productivity that no one says yet all of us need to hear.

Mark Manson

Bestselling author of The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck

Feel-Good Productivity debunks the misconception that productivity has to be painful. Ali uses his scientific training to provide a set of principles and practical strategies that you can use to enjoy their work, not just endure it. Ali is the leading voice in personal productivity for our generation - a must-read for anyone interested in the topic.

Tiago Forte

Bestselling Author of Building a Second Brain

In this eye-opening and important new book, Ali Abdaal flips the conventional narrative on productivity: accomplishing important things is not about creating more efficient systems but instead about cultivating a deeper energy for your work. This really got me thinking!

Cal Newport

Professor of Computer Science & Author of Deep Work

As a doctor, entrepreneur, and educator, Ali has a unique and practical perspective on productivity. His book is science-backed, filled with real-life stories, and refreshingly joyful. A nuanced guide to productivity that will unlock more honest conversations about our relationship to work

Anne-Laure Le Cunff

Educator, Writer & Researcher

Unlike the typical grumpy striped suit teacher of productivity, Ali, this chearful, optimistic, incredibly productive teacher of millions uses his same engaging style online to write a book that will change you to the better. Must read!

Mo Gawdat

Former CBO at Google & Happiness Expert

I have learned more about mindful productivity from Ali than anyone in the world. He is a master of simplifying complex topics and delivering actionable insights. This book is a tour de force!

Sahil Bloom

Entrepreneur & Investor

As a doctor, entrepreneur, and educator, Ali has a unique and practical perspective on productivity. His book is science-backed, filled with real-life stories, and refreshingly joyful. A nuanced guide to productivity that will unlock more honest conversations about our relationship to work.

Anne-Laure Le Cunff

Founder of Ness Labs

Ali’s approach to productivity is exceptional and life-changing. This is a must-read if you want to experience the power of productivity in a whole new way.

William MacAskill

Philosophy Professor at Oxford University

About Feel-Good Productivity


The Art & Science of Feel-Good Productivity

Ali shares his journey from stressed-out doctor to successful entrepreneur, and how he discovered the science of Feel-Good Productivity. You’ll understand the psychological and neuroscientific evidence for why positive emotions fuel success, and explore how feeling good in your work can boost your energy, reduce your stress, and enrich your life. 

Part 1


Ali shares the three fundamental energizers that make us feel good and lead to true productivity. You’ll discover the strategies that Nobel laureates and trailblazing founders of multimillion-dollar enterprises use to maintain motivation and outperform expectations, all by finding the fun in their projects.

Part 2


This section outlines a groundbreaking method for beating procrastination that doesn’t rely on temporary motivation or painful discipline. You’ll learn about the three biggest blockers that run down our feel-good emotions and so derail our productivity - as well as the simple strategies you can use to stay focused and consistent.

Part 3


A guide to eradicating burnout, by focusing on how to make our work enjoyable and sustainable in the long run. Ali introduces the science of doing less to achieve more and the art of zooming out to gain clarity on what truly matters. You’ll learn that these intentional pauses and reflection are crucial for sustaining your productivity. You’ll uncover practical strategies that help align your everyday actions with your core values, crafting a life rich with fulfilment and joy. And here's the best part - you don't need to have everything figured out yet.

About the Author

Ali Abdaal

Ali Abdaal is a doctor, entrepreneur, amateur magician, and the world's most-followed productivity expert.

Ali became intrigued by the science of productivity while juggling the demands of medical training at Cambridge University with building his business. While working as a doctor in the UK's National Health Service, Ali started to document his journey towards living a healthier, happier, more productive life online. In the years since, Ali’s evidence-based videos, podcasts and articles about the human mind have reached hundreds of millions of people all around the world.

In 2021, Ali took a break from his medical practice to focus full-time on his work popularising the science of human flourishing and high performance. In this book, he reveals everything he has learnt from a decade studying the secrets of feeling better and achieving more.


Feel-Good Productivity introduces the simple changes that change everything. By making your work feel Good, you'll generate energy. This boosts your creativity and Productivity in your work, but it'll also leave you with more energy to give to the other important things in your life.

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