The Pomodoro Technique breaks down your tasks into shorter, focused sessions with regular breaks. It’s one of the simplest and easiest to implement productivity hacks around.
Waking up tired? Find out how to fix it
LiveScience is reporting that sleep-deprivation allows our brains to overreact to bad experience. “While we predicted that the emotional centers of the brain would overreact after sleep deprivation, we didn’t predict they’d overreact as much as they did,” Walker said. “They became more than 60 percent more reactive to negative emotional stimuli. That’s a whopping… Read more
I’ve just published an article over at LifeRemix with 24 Tips to Becoming An Early Riser.
If you’re like me, you find yourself more productive at certain times of the day. For some reason, it’s not always an easy thing to recognize without help. Find out if you’re a morning person.
According to BusinessWeek, Nike and Deloitte Consulting are encouraging their employees to take a power nap.Ã‚Â It’s about time! Today, Nike and Deloitte Consulting are among those that encourage employees to add a midday snooze to their to-do lists. Sleep scientist Sara Mednick applauds this trend. Mednick, a researcher at the Salk Institute for Biological… Read more
Yes, it’s true. And scientists can’t explain why either. But according to a study in 1998, you can reset your brain’s sleep-wave clock. I’m not exactly sure what that means, but it sounds mysterious and interesting. There are 39 other useful sleep facts over at the National Sleep Research Project if this piques your interest.… Read more
As I sit by the window working this afternoon, I can’t help but notice how perfect it is working inside of a cozy office while outside it’s cold, dark and rainy. There could only be one thing that could possibly make this working day more enjoyable: a hot cup of tea. So, as I get… Read more
Ok, this is one of those things that I just need to link to. No words do it justice. Clocky [via kaboomerang]
Ok, I know this is hard to imagine but it can be done, even without cold water, slaps to the face or the world’s strongest coffee. You can even wake up refreshed and quickly, without needing your snooze button. You may even finding yourself waking up without an alarm. You want to know the best… Read more