Your mid-afternoon dip isn’t a failing of willpower. It’s a function of biology. Learning how to respect work with your brain can give you the boost of productivity you desire in a more sustainable way.
Recovery and healing are not linear processes. Here’s the number one rule I’ve learned to help me navigate the long and looping journey.
Cranking out content all day might seem like the holy grail of productivity, but it’s missing a crucial piece.
When you look at what “normal” was, the question isn’t “when will we go back to normal?” but “why would we even want to?”
The corollary to “start before you’re ready” is to “stop before you’re ready.” It’s equally as important for our productivity.
Rest is a skill like any other. And the only way to improve a skill is to practice it.
Just because you can multitask doesn’t mean you should.