Stop Distractions By Timeboxing Your Time

Research has found that bite-size tasks and interruptions can disrupt concentration for up to half an hour.

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If you find yourself spending too much of your day dealing with little items that only reappear the next day (like emails) and too little time tackling the big stuff, this method is for you.

To start timeboxing, split up your day into blocks of time with specific tasks assigned to each one.

Here’s what one timeboxed day might look like:

This is a great way to keep yourself accountable and prevent the minutia from overtaking your whole day.