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10 Ways to be Productive

Updated: May 2, 2022

Feeling unproductive, frustrated that your tasks are pilled up and feeling tired all the time. People with these thoughts keep doing the same things hoping for a different outcome. Don't think “it’s just temporary” and that “things will get better soon”, this mindset will lead to procrastination and gives bad feelings.

In behavioural research,“Optimism Bias” topic explains why we keep doing the same things.

Its not correct to think being unproductive has no negative consequences.

Get rid of the unproductive feeling that is bothering you for weeks or months. What’s the best way to turn things back to order? Raise your productivity TODAY.

In this article, Ten ways you can be productive

1. Turn off non-essential notifications

It’s so important as our smartphones are the biggest source of distraction right now.

The important thing here is that your phone doesn’t use you. Don’t let other people’s agenda become your to-do list.

2. Use the Pomodoro technique

When you can't stay focused on a task and often get distracted by many things around, use

Pomodoro Method.

It works like this: Take a 5-minute break after every 25 minutes of work. And use an app like "Be Focused" so you can see the timer on your screen.

There’s a lot of science behind why that technique boosts your focus. One reason is that your brain finds it very difficult to focus on a single task for a long time when its broken down to small chunks it becomes easy to concentrate.

3. Work out every day

Multiple studies have shown that exercise boosts your energy and mood. That’s why its important to work out every day. And though that might seem like a heavy commitment, it’s actually easier to execute than, say, committing to a thrice-a-week workout routine. Don't procrastinate, just do it.