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Top new questions this week:

Does multiple monitors increase productivity

Currently I have a separate Desktop and a laptop. I have seen that in some people tend to use multiple monitors. Gamers of course love it. But as a programmer, should it be something essential to ...

work professional-life  
asked by Crazy Ninja 5 votes
answered by S Friesen 6 votes

Staying motivated after holidays were cancelled

Setting: I had a high workload and additional personal issues over the last months, which are burning me out. What kept me going was the upcoming holidays end of the year and the outlook to get some ...

motivation emotions  
asked by Marzipanherz 4 votes
answered by eflat 1 vote

How many usable hours do I have in a day?

I want to know, how can I figure out how much time I have in a day to use? What is a good way to calculate exactly how much time I have to put into my work?

time-management time-tracking  
asked by Adel 3 votes
answered by Ameen Akbar 4 votes

Does a Kindle with e-Ink impair sleep the way a computer monitor can?

I have read a number of sources say you should stop looking at monitors an hour before bedtime, because this gap in exposure to blue light allows you to fall asleep more quickly and sleep more ...

sleep sleep-transition  
asked by Scott Wilson 3 votes
answered by tcrosley 6 votes

The Productivity Monk Lifestyle or Apartment Monk Lifestyle

Everyday I make a to-do list for the next day, and a schedule to go along with it, and on paper it seems like the next day will be a productive and good one. But I can never complete my list, because ...

time-management concentration self-management study  
asked by Red 2 votes
answered by Palmiro 1 vote

How do I use my smartphone more efficiently?

I feel that my smartphone should be renamed as "dumbphone", mainly because it's too distracting; it wastes a lot of my time. Also, I find it complicated and generally a time-killer for me. I find ...

computers mobile  
asked by Adel 1 vote
answered by Stephan Kolassa 1 vote

What is the best definition of Urgent in relation to the Urgent/Important matrix?

The Urgent/Important matrix was made wildly popular in Stephen Covey's book The 7 Habits of Highly Successful People. While the concept is relatively easy to understand, I find that many people get ...

tasks planning priority  
asked by S Friesen 1 vote
answered by Kramii 2 votes

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

Feel sleepy in the morning for a few hours after I wake up.How to fix it?

I sleep for 6-7 hours in the night everyday. When I wake up in the morning I feel sleepy continuously for 2-3 hours because of which my productivity has become low in the morning. Even when I have a ...

time-management sleep-transition sleep  
asked by hermione ginger 13 votes
answered by Gemtastic 8 votes

How to wake up if even alarm clock doesn't wake me up?

I have deep-sleep problem. When I go sleep, I set up at least 3 alarm clocks on my notebook ("alarm-clock" applet on linux), and set volume to maximum. They are very loud. But I never hear them, and I ...

asked by Zaffy 20 votes
answered by Prashant09 25 votes
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