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The Pomodoro Technique caters to procrastinators.

I divided my work day into precise 25-minute chunks — and it was the key to staying disciplined while working from home

The Pomodoro Technique is the best way to curb procrastination and get the most out of your time when working from home.
The author stopped using her phone before bed and noticed some dramatic changes.

I stopped using my phone before bed — and immediately noticed 4 huge changes to my well-being

I noticed some dramatic changes after stopping using my phone before bed, from an increased attention span to more relaxing sleep.
Don't fall down an internet rabbit hole on the job.

These internet-blocking apps keep me from getting distracted on the job — and they’ve become essential tools in my work arsenal

Internet-blocking apps block me from accessing certain websites — or the internet itself — until I'm done with my work.

I deleted all the apps off my phone for a week — and it was harder than I could have imagined

Surviving a week without apps on my phone was more difficult than I expected, and the app that I missed the most was not the one I expected.

The 5 most important announcements Apple made at its biggest conference of the year, and what they mean for the future

Apple made a ton of important announcements at this year's Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) keynote. But it's worth highlighting some of the most important announcements Apple made for developers, consumers, and the company itself.

New research suggests smartphones might actually be making you dumber

A team of researchers set out to test the "brain drain" hypothesis: that simply having your smartphone near you could impact your available cognitive capacity.

8 tips for surviving the workday when you’re going through a divorce

Divorce can be a major distraction that consumes your daily life and constantly interferes with your job.