In today’s world, we are so busy in our lives that we often find ourselves demotivated and uninspired to try anything new. Lack of proper sleep, daily exercise, and nutritional diet are some of the main reasons that reduce our productivity to a great extent. Today, I will try to tell you “top 10 ways to be more productive in 2019.”
1. Digital Minimalism.
“Minimalism is the art of knowing how much is just enough”. Digital minimalism in simple words
2. Follow 80/20 Principle.
It is also known as Pareto’s law. It states that 20% of our actions determine 80% of our results. We can apply this principle to every aspect of our life. For example :
* 20% of our customers are responsible for 80% of our income.
* 20% of our eating habits determine 80% of our health.
You can use this principle to reduce clutter from your life and increase your productivity significantly.
3. Implement Parkinson’s Law.
Parkinson’s Law dictates that a task will swell in (perceived) importance and complexity in relation to the time allotted for its completion. Give yourself a deadline for the completion of a particular task and break that task into smaller tasks for the maximum effectiveness and efficiency.
4. Exercise daily and take proper diet.
It is scientifically proven that people who workout are more productive as compared to people
who skip exercise. Eating nutritional food also helps in maintaining good health which directly affects your productivity.
5. Write down your goals and prioritize.
To save time, you should write down your goals and plan your day. This will give a head start and a clear mindset to approach your problems more tactically. You will never be too busy if you prioritize your tasks properly.
In today’s world anxiety, depression, and stress is common. People often seek help from doctors and end up taking drugs which directly affects their productivity. Meditation has been scientifically proven to reduce stress and anxiety. It will help you to stay present and it will reduce your brain fog too.
7. Make a routine and stick to it.
You should have a fixed sleeping and waking up schedule. Lack of sleep is one of the main reasons that make us unproductive and lazy. Researches have found that seven to eight hours of sleep is required for maximum productivity. You should follow our routine religiously for the maximum benefit.
8. Avoid negative influences.
Stay away from people that give you negative vibes. Surround yourself with people who understand your goals and ambitions. But, that doesn’t mean you start avoiding constructive criticism too. Choose your circle wisely.
9. Read good books.
Reading books is a great mental exercise. It sharpens your focus and fills your mind with new ideas. You can gain someone’s years of experience just by reading a good book and make yourself a lot better than you are right now.
10. Don’t be hard on yourself.
We all tend to make mistakes, if we learn from them and improve
So, these are the “top ten ways to be more productive in 2019.” I’m sure you will see a clear difference in your lifestyle within a few months.