5 habits you must ditch to boost your productivity

Developing healthy habits can significantly improve productivity. It's important to identify any bad habits that might be hindering your productivity.

Published on Mar 25, 2023 11:51 PM IST 6 Photos

It's easy to fall into bad habits that can seriously diminish productivity. Whether it's constantly checking your phone or taking too many breaks, these habits can slowly chip away at your focus and leave you feeling unproductive. Here are five daily habits that can ruin your productivity.(Pexels)

1. Multitasking: This can seem like a productive approach, but it's actually quite the opposite. Constantly switching between tasks can lead to a lack of focus and decreased productivity. Instead, try to focus on one task at a time and give it your full attention until it's complete.(Pixabay)

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3. Checking your phone: It's easy to get sucked into constantly checking your phone for notifications, but this can significantly decrease productivity. Set aside specific times during the day to check your phone, and turn off notifications for non-urgent matters.(Pexels)

4. Skipping breaks: Taking frequent breaks can actually improve productivity by recharging your brain and reducing stress. Make sure to take short breaks every hour or two and do something that helps you relax, such as taking a short walk or doing a quick meditation.(Unsplash)