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Discussion on: ⚑️20 Easy Ways to Be More Productive as a Developer⚑️

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JoeSchr

About pomodoro: what to you folks do for rest? In my experience it either ejects me from my deep flow and I have a hard time getting into it again or it doesn't feel particularly restful/exciting/fullfilling

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Rocky Kev

Get comfortable with taking a break. The point is time boxing. It's no different from doing reps/working out.

My breaks include going for a short 5 min walk around the house, walking around giving belly rubs to my pets, or reading a quick reddit post.

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JoeSchr

Doing a short walk around the block maybe a good idea, thanks! I believe time away from screen is best for rest, but I also don't want to change my mind focus too much. So a walk may still give me time to think about it unconsciously. Other similar ideas still welcome though, because a walk may take too much time with getting shoes on and etx