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The largest benefit of Pomodoro for me is just starting things instead of procrastinating. It's a very "light" thought that I'll just spend a pomodoro on something, making it easy to get started. And once you get started, it almost always gets far easier to continue than to stop.

That's called Zeigarnik effect.


Like the old writer's trick of leaving your daily work mid-sentence / paragraph to keep your mind working on it even in "offline mode."

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