Creates Optimal Conditions for your Brain
Divides Daunting Tasks into Short Bursts of Activity
Work with Specific, Actionable & Easily Reachable Objectives
Structures Workflow for Maximum Productivity
Timed Breaks provide Opportunities for Renewal & Strategic Thinking
Visual Progress Feedback keeps You Motivated
Simple, intuitive, one handed workflow navigation.
Rotate your iPhone on its side to check out your statistics.
Rotate your iPhone to the other side to check out a log of your recent time slices.
Vague objectives cause us to procrastinate.
Define specific, actionable and easily reachable short term objectives.
Nobody can work at peak performance for sustained periods of time.
Work in short 20-30 minutes bursts and take a short break in between.
I feel guilty about taking breaks because they risk turning into unproductive days.
Earn your break by working with 100% concentration, then take a timed break.
When I come back from a break, it takes me a lot of time to get back into the task.
Before going on your break, leave yourself some “breadcrumbs” to make it easier to get started again.
I still feel that even timed breaks are a waste of my time.
You shouldn't because breaks allow the intuitive pattern-matching side of your brain to catch up with what you’ve done and avoid tunnel vision.
Can I really truly not do anything productive during a break?
Try the “priming” feature that allows your subconscious to get started on the task while you’re still sipping coffee.
When I’m in the zone, I don’t want to be forced to take a break as I might not be able to get back into the problem.
Don’t stop! It’s very hard to get into zone, so just extend your time slice until you’re dropping out of the zone naturally.
Sometimes I find it really easy to concentrate and I get lots done; other days I can’t get anything done.
Learn about your personal rhythms. Let Vitamin-R help you by logging and analyzing your concentration levels.
Some days of the week are just more productive for me than others.
Use Vitamin-R’s built-in Day-of-the-Week statistics to find which days are most productive. Schedule challenging and rote work accordingly.
Some parts of the day are just more productive for me than others.
Use Vitamin-R’s built-in Time-of-the-Day statistics to schedule your task to best match your own natural rhythm.
I find it super hard to get started on large projects.
Just work 5 minutes on the easiest related task to get going.
I find it hard to maintain motivation throughout the day.
Working in short bursts with specific and actionable objectives provides you with a continuous stream of mini-success keeping motivation high.
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