Working for long hours without taking breaks can overwhelm you and unmotivate you.
Set a timer of 25/40/60 minutes where you focus only on your work/study. Then take a break of 5/10/20 mintues where you stop studying and you do something else ( watch a show, go outside, eat, review your distraction page etc...)
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Use this Study Matrix tool to help you fight the vagueness in your mind about what to do first.
In the A box write all the topics that you're unfamiliar with ( The ones you'll want to focus first).
In the B box write down the topics you know but that do need revision.
In the C box write the topics that you know pretty well.
You can use the D box for random notes ( Tips, exams etc.)
Create a distraction page when you study.
Use this to write down distractions as they come, even when you are working.
Whatever is on your mind, just pluck it out, write it out and store it away.
Then get back to this page on your breaks.
I Miss My Cafe lets you customize your own coffee shop ambience.
You can add background chatter, a barista speaking, coffee machine noises etc, and you can choose the weather to be rainy or sunny.
There is also the possibility to login into your spotify account so you can listen to your playlists.
Below is a list of the major productivity hacks and their effectiveness as per the Productivity Youtuber Ali Abdaal.
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