Recognize you are stressed count: 5-4-3-2-1 to... - Deepstash

  1. Recognize you are stressed
  2. count: 5-4-3-2-1 to make your brain conscious and to break the pattern
  3. start doing 5 minutes of the work.

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2. Redirect your attention

Now, count 5-4-3-2-1 to wake up your prefrontal cortex (e. g. breaking the autopilot). A habit is something we do in autopilot mode, letting our subconsciousness lead the way. Counting backwards reactivates our conscious mind and interrupts the pattern.

The POMODORO technique

The POMODORO technique

1. Choose a task (just one at a time)

2. Set a timer for 25 minutes

3. Work on the task until the timer rings then put a check mark in a tracker

4. Take a five minutes break

5. Repeat steps 1-4 three more times, followed by a 15 minutes break.

Use the Pomodoro technique

You can use the Pomodoro technique to work in 25 minutes sprints.

Here’s how it works:

  1. Decide on the task to be done.
  2. Set the Pomodoro ti...

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