What to do if youre easily distracted

Easily distracted? Prone to flights of fancy? Too many ideas flowing into your brain all at once? Cannot complete a huge task? Sick just doing small unimportant task?Β  Does this ring aΒ  bell? If so, you might need to apply the Pomodoro Technique!

The technique is deceptively simple and easy to begin with.Β  Here’s how:

  • Make a list of the things you need to finish
  • Set your timer to 25 minutes and do one thing only. Until the timer rings!
  • Take a 5 minutes break.
  • Repeat
  • After 4 of these 25 minute session, take a break for 15 minutes.
  • Repeat

Its easy but needs discipline and hard to do.Β  It will help you multi-task, improve your focus, and boost your productivity due to its time-boundedness.

 

Reference: http://www.pomodorotechnique.com/