Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Why saying this four-letter word can transform your productivity

When we’re concentrated on a task, the brain’s electrical activity is heightened. But the moment we say we’re done with something, the electrical activity in our brain shifts from being activated and engaged into a more relaxed state...

A neurochemical shift in the brain occurs simultaneously. Serotonin—known as the body’s "feel-good chemical"—is released, creating a sense of calmness and satisfaction. This new relaxed state then allows us to take on the next task and builds our confidence. The more often you complete a task, the more confidence you build to achieve the next item on your to-do list, allowing you to take on even more challenging tasks...

How to create more opportunities to say "done":

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