From Coffee Shops to Cat Videos: 13 Unexpected Productivity Hacks That Actually Work

But what did that even mean? I suppose whatTrouble is, that’s not entirely true. In fact, cTo help put this idea in perspective, check out the following counterintuitive productivity hacks. Sure, they may sound a little strange, but don’t let that deter you from trying them for yourself. 

“When you’re stressed, you might make a decision more hastily; you have a very narrow focus of attention,” said Teresa Lesiuk, who headed the study. “When you’re in a positive mood, you’re able to take in more options.”

The study found that personal choice for what you were listening to mattered a lot. After all, if you don’t like classical music, why would listening to it make you happier? So put on a pair of headphones and check out this list of six science-backed music playlists for increasing your productivity.

How Digital Minimalism Helps Focus, Attention, and Productivity

How much time do you spend online each day?

If we’re honest with ourselves, we know it’s probably too much. In fact, one recent study found that we spend 6 hours and 42 minutes online every day.

Imagine if you could put that time toward accomplishing your goals.

That’s why we love the digital minimalism movement.

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