Productivity comes down to good habits. Just as we formed a habit of acting on every phone notification, we need to form habits that help us avoid them altogether. Science varies on how many times it takes to convert a task to a habit--seven, 21, even 66 times. Regardless, you cannot know if you are making progress if you are not tracking it. Apps like Habitbull or Habitica gamify the process to help you stick to them.

Published on: Feb 9, 2019