How to use Pomodoro

Use Pomodoro technique to manage time from essential to advanced

Essential

The following steps are the fundamental steps towards making this tech. part of your day-to-day schedule.

Why Pomodoro

Pomodoro method is helpful, for systematic deep work required to complete challenging work. The following work fits well with Pomodoro.

  • Complete the work with peace of mind

  • Work requires sufficient thinking in-between

  • Studying

  • Office work - with distraction (technical + managerial role)

Tools available

Chrome extension https://github.com/schmich/marinara

How it works

  1. Choose a task you'd like to get done

  2. Set the timer for 25 minutes

  3. Work on the task until the time completes

  4. Note it as one Pomodoro

  5. Take a short break

see https://francescocirillo.com/pages/pomodoro-technique

1. What to do during Pomodoro (25 mins session)

  1. Choose a task or sub-task for 25 min duration

  2. Focus on task at hand and nothing else

  3. Keep working

2. What to do in Pomodoro break

  1. Reflect on the work you've done for the last 25 mins.

  2. Drink some water/juice

  3. Clean up the study table

  4. Organize assignments/tasks and reply for messages

  5. Take a quick walk if possible outdoors

Advanced

Once you have been following this tech for months, they you can answer these questions about yourself.

Reading numbers

1. How much time do I normally spend in a day/a month?

Amount of time spent, so that we know our base statistics

2. When am I being more productive day or night?

During day time.

See the productive hours of the day

3. Weekly off, which day it should be (not Sunday!)?

Tuesday

4. Which month am I being more engaged, and about consistency?

  • I am more engaged in April-May, June-Jul.

  • But, I am consistent fairly throughout.