To change your life, start by resetting your default behaviors - RescueTime
This behavior is harmful mostly because switching context kills your productivity, so even a simple social media check while working on a task can eat up 20–80% of your productive time.
To change this, consider how keeping up with social media fits into your larger values and use the necessary tools to support your new behavior.
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We all have goals to achieve and behavioral changes we want to implement. Making the resolution is the easy part. The implementation and the work that is to be put in daily is the real challenge.
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