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Avoid Burnout and Increase Awareness Using Ultradian Rhythms

Circadian rhythms’ lesser know cousins may hold the key to a more fruitful day

Brad Buzzard
Nov 7, 2017 · 11 min read
Source: Unsplash

The Cycles of our Nature

BRAC and the Waking Rest-Activity Cycle

The Waking Rest-Activity Cycle: A Background

The 20-Minute Break

The Ultradian Healing Response

Anatomy of the Waking Rest-Activity Cycle

Putting it into Practice

Working up to a 90-Minute Work Session

Pomodoro means tomato in Italian, and the technique is named after this cute tomato timer.

How to Get the Most out of Your 20-Minute Break

Identifying your Individual Patterns

Final Thoughts

References

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Better Humans is a collection of the world's most trustworthy writing on human potential and self improvement by coaches, academics, and aggressive self-experimenters. Articles are based on deep personal experience, science, and research. No fluff, book reports, or listicles.

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Better Humans is a collection of the world's most trustworthy writing on human potential and self improvement by coaches, academics, and aggressive self-experimenters. Articles are based on deep personal experience, science, and research. No fluff, book reports, or listicles.

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