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Apart from the digital measures like locking down your phone, there's another way you can mitigate distractions. If you share your physical work space with others, you can signal when you're available to be interrupted and when you're not. Leave a sign on your door, place an obje...
An easy way to be more mindful of accessibility in your daily life, is to adapt your communication. If you want to use jargon with people who might not be familiar with it, explain what it means.
In a group discussion, give background and context so that everyone has the sa...
Whether it's in your room or at your desk, trimming down the visual clutter allows by contrast to shine more light on what's important, on the few things that you decide to leave in sight. Not only does that make it easier for you to find something you're looking...
Recognition leaves cues (e.g. "Are mint & lime in a mojito? ”), whereas recall doesn't ("What are the main ingredients in a mojito? "). The end goal of these questions is the same, but the former is easier to answer: you just have to recogni...
Several products use streaks to entice you into practising something daily. Headspace does it for meditation, GitHub does it with your code commits. Streaks can be useful, but they shouldn't be a default goal for any habit you want to learn.
Aiming to be flexible, and to
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