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It is difficult not to multitask in the modern environment. I think simplifying can be an answer to your question. Try to create good organized bookmark system. Using bookmarks can be a good way to reduce the amount of tabs on your browser. Also general simplifying as one task per time is a good exercise to improve your productivity. I tend to use chrome ...
Use OneTab. It is a Chrome/Firefox extension. It allows you to - with a single right click - move all your 500 tabs into a list that is then persistent. This is better than bookmarking them, especially if you only want to read them once and because bookmarking 500 items is a pain.
I've had the same issue on and off over the years. I'm a serious triathlete in addition to being obsessed with my professional success. This is what I've done and it may/may not work for you. No.1 thing is - build a routine. It seems that you've already identified that point but it seems that your routine isn't working? The problem is it takes a long ...
I will tell you what I used to do to make sure I remembered, until the habit was created and what I do now. Years ago, when I moved from paper based planner (that was always in front of me on my desk) to digital is I would write a big note on a piece of paper. Something like "Check ToDo List" and I would put it leaning against my monitor. To remind me to ...
If you can, read it later. There are dozens of great services, like Pocket or Instapaper, that allows you to save texts, files and even entire web-pages to read them later, when you have finished your other tasks. They are great, since you can also have offline versions of site-pages and you can install them on tablets/smartphones. This should prevent you ...
Watching videos is not that bad. I do it while taking short breaks myself. Use a time tracking software that can help you like focusbooster or rescuetime. Analyse how much time you're spending on the website and make the change.
Growth mindset maybe? I suggest reading what Carol Dweck wrote about it. Here is her website Mindset for achievement . Basically, people with growth mindset don't give up so easily and work much more diligently than those with fixed mindset.
Something like Cold Turkey for Linux might help. Or if you want to do this manually, try setting your root password to some random string and write it on a piece of paper which you keep as far away as possible. The physical action of having to retrieve the root password might give you a chance to stop yourself.
Watching the videos doesn't makes bad. but the thing is what kind of video you are watching is the issue. If You are watching any video which entertains you please stop watching that kind of videos. Do watch the videos that will increase your programmatic skills. you will get you. :)
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