Stop multitasking and increase your productivity with mindfulness

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Distractions are everywhere

OK, maybe it’s not even multitasking. Maybe it’s a lack of concentration and discipline to make sure we don’t end up distracted. In your next team meeting, observe and see how long it takes for someone to look at their phone, check their emails, or do something that isn’t focusing on the task at hand. It’s a simple fact that people are susceptible to distractions.

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Mindful meditation

Mindfulness is the ability to be fully present and aware of what we’re doing, where we are and what’s going on around us.

Sleep it off

By being able to put your qualms to rest each day with mindfulness, you’re more likely to sleep better. Most of us have been kept awake at night worrying about something — whether it’s that big presentation in the morning or dreading your in-laws coming to visit, we’ve all been there and it leaves us tired, cranky, and unable to concentrate.

Focus without distractions

Free yourself from distractions with time trackers like Timespace which allow you to explicitly focus on one task at a time. Concentrating on single tasks gives you the chance to utilize focused thinking and get more done. By compartmentalising your brain, you’re more likely to be able to deeply understand the problem or scenario better than if you’re trying to spin too many plates at once.

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Forever switching between tasks kills your creativity

Another benefit of time tracking is that you find out what you spend your time doing and how you waste time. Each of us is guilty of taking too many coffee breaks or watching too many dog videos on YouTube.

Still with us?

There we have it — multitasking and distractions are bad for our productivity and health.

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Timespace

Timespace is the ultimate productivity planner that incorporates elements of mindfulness so you can maintain a healthy balance between work and play.