Many of us lost our usual routine because of COVID-19, causing our productivity to drop while trying to adjust to the new changes in our daily lives. Productivity can be hard to regain as there are many different factors that can affect how productive you are able to be.
In this article we are going to take a look at some ways that you can increase your productivity!
While using new technology can be a stressful and overwhelming experience, once you adjust it often makes your life much easier, this is true for your productivity as well.
There are thousands of different ways technology can help you stay focus or reduce your workload, such as through mobile apps or through other gadgets or devices.
You can get apps for almost any task or situation, allowing you to complete complicated jobs much easier and more efficiently. Throughout this article we will take a look at a few apps and technology that can help you achieve your productivity goals.
Automate your tasks
With the amount of tasks we often put on ourselves it is easy to feel overwhelmed and forget about certain tasks. This is why automating some tasks can help reduce your workload and make it easier to ensure everything gets finished on time.
There are many different ways you can automate tasks, such as through using apps like Autosender that lets you schedule texts for future dates or times, or Hootsuite which allows you to schedule your social media posts for sites such as Instagram and Facebook.
AutoSender allows you to schedule things such as meeting reminders, birthday wishes, holiday greetings, payment reminders, as well as many other things. By automating your texts or posts you allow yourself more breathing room as you don’t have to try and remember to stay consistent with your promotion texts or social media posts.
An important part of being productive is knowing what you need to do, when you need to have things done by, and what is most important.
There are plenty of different apps you can use such as ToDoist, your calendar, or even just a word document that you can use to keep a schedule. Everyone is different so you will have to find out what works best for you, the important part is ensuring that you have a system that allows you to know what needs to be finished.
Take care of your health
An important yet often overlooked part of staying productive is taking care of both your physical and mental health.
It is hard to be productive when you are constantly mentally or physically fatigued. This is why following steps to reduce stress and stay healthy are necessary to be as productive as possible.
For your mental health it is important to ensure you are not overwhelmed with the amount of things to be done, as well as ensuring you keep your stress levels low. Things such as staying organized, meditation, taking time for things you enjoy, etc are all very important. There are many apps that can help you with meditation, such as Calm.
As for your physical health, eating healthy and exercising provides you with the energy you need to be as productive as possible. You can use devices such as fitness trackers or smartwatches to keep track of how many steps you take in a day.