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Your mind is cluttered by various job-related thoughts and you can't let go of them when you leave work. You can't focus properly. This is a clear case for Mindfulness meditation. It is a meditation technique which will, if implemented for no more than 10 minutes every day, yield great benefits: sharpen your focus, improve your productivity and sleep. The ...


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You may lose 5-10 minutes of your life by being early. But by being late, you may lose 30 minutes (by missing the bus, doctor calling someone else, and so on). If someone is waiting for you, you'll lose a lot of respect which will take far more than 5-10 minutes of your life to earn back. My father would refuse to do business with people who show up to ...


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There are lots of good answers already. Let me add one more aspect. There is an asymmetry between being early and being late. If you are early, you know that you are early. You can plan accordingly. If you are 30 minutes early, you can bring a book. If you are 5 minutes early, you can do a quick phone call, read or write a few emails or messages. When you ...


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I used to have a problem with chronic lateness, and I whilst I was well aware of the problems that my lateness caused me, I often overlooked the impact of my lateness on others. This is partly because many of these problems were experienced by people before I even arrived, and when I did finally turn up, I was often in such a rush that I didn’t notice other ...


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Please watch the talk Study Less, Study Smart by Dr. Marty Lobdell. It will help you a lot. To sum up the talk in a few points: Start studying early. Your brain can only handle a few concepts at a time. It takes time for the concepts to sink in. Don't keep everything for the last moment. Take breaks every 25 minutes. The human attention span lasts ...


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Ktimetracker Although I have no experience with this particular software, it might suit your needs. It's from KDE, so if you are using other Desktop Environment it might install a lot of dependencies. https://www.kde.org/applications/utilities/ktimetracker/


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Have you considered engaging in some kind of hobby to relax your mind and body? Perhaps some kind of sport, something social or something creative - basically anything that doesn't involve much more problem solving. Here are some ideas: Team sports Helping out at a soup kitchen Dancing Martial arts DIY Painting or drawing Creative wrting Photography ...


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Similar to Mindfulness Meditation, I practice a technique of relaxation with the intent to reach a state of "no-mind" as defined by the popular book The Power of Now. I let my mind wander for a little bit, to "play" so to speak, but after 10-ish minutes i try to quell my thoughts. When I catch myself thinking, I practice what the book recommends and just ...


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Ease the burden on yourself: set aside time to CROSS OUT items on your lists, for any reason you like. This is "Productive Procrastination" - choosing NOT to do certain things so that you can get other stuff done. And it will simplify your life and let you breathe. Still keep writing things done, i.e. "dumping to paper", but then, a day or so later, review ...


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I use Hamster. It meets all your requirements. I have mine set to track to the nearest 1/10 of an hour (6 minutes). If there is inactivity for that period, it stops tracking but also every 6 minutes a 5-second tiny window pops up in the corner to remind you as to which project you're currently tracking against...to included you're currently not tracking ...


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https://pomotodo.com/ From the above: "Your todolist and Pomodoro records stay updated across all your devices. You can use Pomotodo anywhere and anytime you want, even offline!" "Contains full workflow management. Collect ideas, schedule works, finish tasks and review history right in the app." 'nuff said.


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You have to "hear the silence" you have to understand that there is always around the life with you . The first thing to do is to stop chasing thoughts, and just listen to them from the side - later you realize their senselessness.


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You should aim to be slightly early because it acts as a form of contingency. Years ago I would calculate the exact time I needed to leave the house, in order to pick my daughters up from school. Then I would adjust the alarm on my phone so it reminded me to leave the house just at the moment which would ensure I reached the school just in time, and did not ...


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Probably the single best reason is so you are respectful. Being late for a meeting or an appointment is disrespectful to all others involved. While it is wrong for others to do it (Doctor appointments etc..) you don't want to stoop to their level. Always being respectful to others will only make you a better person and others will see it.


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From the tone of your question, my impression is you are usually a "B" student and are now trying in your last year to up your game to get all A's. You need to look at the factors around you and your study habits to see how they are contributing and detracting from your ability to focus on your studies and retain the information. As noted by Little Child, ...


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I have been through Evernote, Stickers, Remember the Milk and I didn't like any of them. I use my computer AND my phone to organise my things. Evernote cannot store as many notes as you might think. At some point it pops up and requests money. I cannot connect Stickers to my phone. Remember the Milk can only synchronise once every 12 hours or so. I use ...


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I've personally used Stickies for years and I think that, for a "Post-It" like application for Windows with the ability to set reminders, you'll be hard pressed to find better. Doesn't synchronize with any online service, though.


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I'm also doing the same. Managing time is up to you. Try to remember always what you are up to. When you are in the lectures, forget the whole thing about your work place. When you are at office, forget everything about college. But there are some trade-offs when it comes to managing both. I'm really sad about that fact. Nothing to do with that. By the ...


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I like kanbanflow. It combines a kanban style to do list with the pomodoro method. I run it on my work computer through Chrome, and it has an Android and Iphone versions too.



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