This board walks you through pomodoro technique. It can help you to focus on one task at a time and add a little of gamification into your daily routine.
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❓ What is Pomodoro Technique?
- Using this technique suggests that you split any task into a series of smaller tasks between which you take a short break.
- Pomodoro works best if you have lack of motivation. If the task is boring and you feel lack of interest, use Pomodoro.
- Gamification and deep focus will help you to complete any task, no matter how boring it is.
- The idea of the approach is based on the fact that our brain has a limited attention span and it can only focus on one task at a time.
⌛ How to use it?
- Here's you checklist on how to use Porodoro
- Tip 1. Avoid distractions. Put away your phone, try not to check Facebook, Youtube or any other distractive resources.
- If someone is asking you for help, inform them that you will be ready to help as soon as your task is done.
- Tip 2. Don't be afraid to modify this system the way you want. If the task requires more then 25 minutes, extend one pomodoro to 40-50 minutes.
- The only thing you really need is a timer. You can set a timer on your phone or find an application dedicated to Pomodoro technique.
- 📋 Pick a task
- ⌚ Set a timer to 25 minutes
- 🛠️Work on the task until the time is over
- ☕ Take a 5 minute break
- 🌳 When 4 pomodoros are completed, take a longer, 15-30 minute break
🍅 Example of Pomodoro
- 🍅 Prepare all the abstracts and notes that I will need to get ready
- 🍅🍅🍅🍅 Make sure you understand the content of the lecture, and have no questions. Do a quick revision
- ☕ Drink coffee
- 🥗 Have lunch
- 🍅🍅 Note all the key points of the first lecture. Write down the questions
- 🏃 Do some sport
- 🍅🍅🍅 Look for the answers to the questions that you wrote down. Make quick notes on the answers you have found
- 🌿 Meditate
- Check out the example part to make sure you understand how it's done. Let's say the task is "to get ready for the test". Here's how you could do that.
- This is one cycle of Pomodoro. In order to continue you need to repeat this cycle for as long as it takes to complete the task. In our case is "to get ready for the test".
- If the task takes too many cycles to complete, you might want to split this task into a few, and complete each of them using Pomodoro.