The 5 minute productivity rule

The 5 minute productivity rule

The Problem - Productivity Slump

I often find myself in a slump when I don't want to do something and I am just generally dossing and not getting anything done. Thankfully many hours of pointless reading later I have found a solution. It is called the 5 minute rule.

The Solution - 5 minute rule

The 5 minute rule is a brain hack to help you to get over the barrier of starting your tasks. Whenever you want to do something but you're just not bothered tell yourself you will just do it for 5 minutes. Set a timer and allow yourself to stop after that but the chances are that you will be in the flow of the task and will continue doing it. I hope you find this technique as helpful as I did.

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