Blocking distractions with​ the Pomodoro Technique​

Switching off from online distractions and focusing on activities that require our full attention, such as reading or writing, can be challenging in the era of social media.​

The Pomodoro Technique is simple but powerful approach to time management that involves setting aside 25-minute slots free from distractions to focus on a single specific task.


  1. Download one of the many free Pomodoro apps for your phone or download or install one of the Pomodoro clock extensions or add-ons available for most web browsers​. Try searching for “pomodoro” extensions for the Firefox or Chrome browsers:
  2. Pick a task you need to get done and give it a try with this technique.
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