Productivity Naps

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Your mind needs time to recover as much as the rest of your body. Modern life causes a desynchronization with our natural circadian rhythm. We have social networks, 24/7 news coverage, indoor lighting, and longer working hours. As we seek to extend what’s possible via technology we must reconcile what’s required biologically.

Hit reset

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Making your bed in the morning. Cleaning your house during springtime. Returning to center court in a tennis match. These are examples of hitting reset. Such activities are useful for reducing clutter (physical and mental) and as a trigger for habit formation.

Decisiveness

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You have to know when to make a decision. The number of decisions in a day makes detailed analysis of all options infeasible. Prioritization helps, but you’ll still have to decide. Accelerate your decision making by going with the first adequate and reversible solution.