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TimeYourWeb Tracks And Analyses How Long You Spend On Every Website

Chrome: There are many time-tracking applications out there, but TimeYourWeb might be one of the simplest we’ve ever seen. It’s a free Chrome extension with no login required, and it comes with some of the handiest charts around.

Use A Meal Non-Plan Approach To Simplify Cooking

Planning out every meal you make in advance can help streamline your day, but it still takes time to do all that planning. Instead, try a modular approach to your meals that let you cook a variety of meals without as much scheduling.

Why You Should Always Schedule A Night Off When Meal Planning

Meal planning is a great way to de-stress your week and save some money, but it’s a good idea to plan a meal or two to skip too. Just like with a diet or other long-term goal, it’s good to give yourself a cheat day so your motivation doesn’t wane.

Make Location Your Top Priority When Picking A Gym

Some gyms are better than others. They might have nicer facilities, a better price on membership or more bonus amenities to sweeten the deal. But none of that matters if it’s so far out of your way that you’ll never go.

Improve The Quality Of Your Work Hours, Not Their Length, To Get More Done

If you clock in at 9 and you’re not finished with your work by 5, what can you do but work more hours? You may not feel like you have a choice, but you can do a lot better by improving the quality of those hours you do work instead.

Use The First Hour Of Your Day For Creative, Inspiring Work

If you have the flexibility in your schedule to do it, start your day with something creative and inspiring. Maybe it’s that novel or short story you’ve been working on, or a painting, or a craft project. Whatever it is, if you can, give it your first hour. It’s uninterrupted time, and a good start to the day.

'You Don't Find Time. You Make It.'

Trying to find the time to work on passion projects is always difficult. In the above quote, Shawn Blanc suggests that one step to doing so is to alter your outlook a little.

Use Your Experience To Your Advantage And Avoid Working Long Hours

It’s well established that working longer hours doesn’t translate into increased productivity and indeed, can be bad for you. But we don’t always have the benefit of putting something off for another day. So then, how do you approach a must-do workload without stretching yourself thin?

Define Your Meeting 'Type' Beforehand To Make Sure They're Productive

Whether you host or just have to attend regular meetings, you can make them more efficient by clarifying the type of meeting it is. You’ll get everyone on the same page, your meeting will be more productive and you’ll spend the time talking about what’s important.

Aziz Ansari's Tip For Spending Less Time Poking Around On The Internet

There’s nothing wrong with surfing the web, but too much of it can end up killing your productivity. Aziz Ansari, actor, comedian and co-author of Modern Romance, has a mental trick that can help you close those browser tabs and get back to work.

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