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Slowing Down Has Made Me More Productive

I’m not on overdrive mode anymore.

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I hate productivity hacks. I’ve tried them all, and none of them seem to consider how unpredictable real life really can be. The Pomodoro technique makes me feel like I’m exerting all my mental bandwidth in a 25-minute span of hyperfocus, burning myself out for a long day. The Pareto principle sounds confusing and a bit elitist — who is…




Relaxed, inspiring essays about happiness.

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Ryan Fan

Ryan Fan

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