If you feel you are wasting your time doing nonsense thing and cannot finish your goal, read this blog, follow it and your life will change from tomorrow!
Hi guys, it’s me Arys, welcome back to my blog. This blog is about productivity, and I hope you will find these following instructions useful. Without further ado, let’s get started
1. Plan your day:
– You should do this in the evening before you go to bed, as the picture below, you can see that I use Google Calendar tool to plan what I am going to do tomorrow. By doing so, before I sleep, my brain know that I have finish the work today and know what I will do tomorrow.
2. Use appblock/put your phone away:
– Addicting to smartphone is a problem of many people around the world, so if you are unable to control your hand from touching some social media app like Facebook or Youtube, you can download “Appblock” app to let it helps you. It is free, and you will be able to focus on your task without using those app for the time you set.
3. STUDY 25 MIN, BREAK 5 MIN –Pomodoro technique:
– This is an effective time management method devised by an Italian named Francesco Cirillo. When you need to do something, or you simply want to focus on your studies, divide that time into small sets, each consisting of 25 minutes of study / work, then 5 minutes of rest, and keep repeating until the goal you set out. This method is very effective in increasing productivity in a short time and eliminating the tired feeling.
4. Write down the thing you think about when studying/working:
There are times when you are learning or doing something and suddenly thinking of an idea, thinking of a problem. If it doesn’t matter, then you will usually skip it and move on. But if that thought lingers in your mind, you won’t be able to focus on your studies. At this point, you should write it down on a piece of paper, or take notes on your phone. When you’re done, check out that note later.
For example: When I am studying math, suddenly an idea for my next blog come out, then I will note it on a paper to think about later.
5. Focus on most important tasks first:
Have you ever been in a situation where there are many things to be done, where job A is more important but you do B first? It’s a trick, your brain is deceiving you that “I’m working very hard”, but actually it’s because you like B more so you work B before A. Now, it is time to stop this and focus on important thing first!
6. Do not listening to music while studying/working:
Research has shown that listening to music while studying reduces the efficiency and ability to absorb information. There are people who feel that listening to music helps them study more effectively. But music only increases the excitement, not really improves the brain’s absorption of knowledge.
If you want to focus on learning, especially in memorizing and receiving information (input), limit listening to music while learning. But if that work does not require memorization or logical thinking, like editing videos, or making powerpoints, etc, then you can listen to music!
❤ I recommend you guys listening to this jazz: https://youtu.be/Y-JQ-RCyPpQ
Alright, that’s is 6 steps, sound simple, but in order to do all of them, require the person to have really good self-regulation. I hope you are, and believe you can!