Lately, when it comes to writing and other creative projects, I've been setting daily work periods of a few hours instead of making "to do" lists. This routined approach avoids the letdown cycle of unrealized expectations, creates a better life balance, and leads to gradual improvement over time. It's an idea I got after reading the first article below.
Tips and tricks for productivity:
1. Rise and shine: the daily routines of history's most creative minds (The Guardian)
2. 25 Productivity Secrets from History's Greatest Thinkers (Mental Floss)
3. Social Connection Makes a Better Brain (The Atlantic)