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I would recommend doing some ergonomic exercises whenever you have extra time (or even at specific intervals). I usually run a timer and try to do posture stretches every two hours and eye resting every hour. It makes a huge difference in how I feel at the end of the day! Eye Exercises Eye Comfort Exercises Blinking (produces tears to help ...


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Mini-meditation. Fold your hands in front of your keyboard and take two deep breaths. I do this every time I kick off a couple integration tests that hit the database. It keeps me from checking email while the tests execute and is relaxing.


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Website Loading Time == Vocabulary Learning Time E.g. a slow web page across a slow internet connection that causes a blank screen for 10 seconds. [...] Any suggestions how I can use this 10 second window productively? German publishing company Langenscheidt just recently published a browser plugin for this specific use case. It is a vocabulary ...


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Let's take an extreme example: Imagine that I'm about to go on holiday, and I have a plane to catch this afternoon. I've got a taxt booked to take me to the airport, and it is due any minute. So, I'll just wash up these cups before I go... Oh look, I'm out of washing up liquid! And the cupboard under the sink needs a good clean-out, too. Should I go to the ...


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I have been using Wunderlist. Even the free version supports the two features you have mentioned (upload of files & viewing completed tasks). I tried few other apps (like default reminder and things), but I come back to Wunderlist for these reasons: I can add a new task from the homepage quickly (just click the + button) It is available on all the ...



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