5 Productivity Habits

In today’s episode of the Take Charge of Change Podcast, we will be discussing 5 habits that will dramatically improve day to day productivity. The habits are as follows:

  1. Get better and more sleep
  2. Understand your unique energy cycle
  3. Practice bookending morning and evening
  4. Eat to maximize cognition and energy
  5. Schedule time to focus away from technology and distractions

Here are some links will be helpful in further researching the contents of this video:

Studies on sleep and productivity:

http://www.sleep-journal.com/article/S1389-9457(08)00116-0/abstract

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2656292/

https://www.powerofpositivity.com/research-sleeping-complete-darkness-improve-health/

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4334454/

An interesting infographic on the energy cycle throughout the day:

http://www.thepathmag.com/how-your-energy-levels-fluctuate-throughout-the-day-infographic/

Interesting evening routine:

https://medium.com/swlh/nightly-routines-and-how-to-sleep-hack-your-way-to-a-productive-morning-d341d58f3c3c

Articles on Diet and Intermittent Fasting:

https://www.thriveglobal.comhttps://www.thriveglobal.com/stories/14307-how-fastinhttps://www.thriveglobal.com/stories/14307-how-fasting-absolutely-skyrocketed-my-productivityg-absolutely-skyrocketed-my-productivity/stories/14307-how-fasting-absolutely-skyrocketed-my-productivity

https://hbr.org/2014/10/what-you-eat-affects-your-productivity

Interesting application to time block your day:

https://toggl.com/time-blocking