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Have you ever wondered why the 24 hours you have every day is not enough? Well, it can be if only you know how to manage the limited time you have.

The following tips will help you to manage your time properly leading to extra hours for you to be productive over the week.

Get Enough Sleep

You might think working long hours makes you get more done, but it is the opposite. The more you stretch work hours, the less productive you are. Therefore plan your nap time and make it averagely long, you will be able to refresh your mind and body with this and by the end of the day, you will get so much done.

Lack of sleep can lead to decreased productivity, alertness and memory retention according to research. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevent (CDC) recommends seven or more hours of sleep per night.

Exercise Daily

You might think this is a waste of time but according to research, a consistent exercise routine helps boost your body’s “mitochondria” cells which are responsible for boosting energy.

Exercise will help your energy level increase and this will lead to higher productivity.

Have A Routine

Make a habit out of your daily activities, this might look simple but it might be a little difficult to do, but with disciple and proper planning you can do it. This will help you to know what to do and when to do it. People who have routines naturally have more control over their work and are more productive than others.

Concentrate On The Most Difficult Task First

Do not start with small tasks when you want to start working. At the beginning of the day, you are always full of energy and coordination; therefore it is the time to deal with the most tasking work of the day before you proceed to the others.

Take Naps

This might sound counterproductive but it is very useful to increase your productivity, a 15 minutes nap is enough to get you coordinated. A study shows that short naps increase alertness and performance and decreases fatigue. Schedule you naps in between tasks and what yourself become more productive.

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