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Try Tomatoes! That's Right, Try Tomatoes!

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  • Do you feel like you have lots of things you need to do or should be doing, but you just can’t seem to get them done? 
  • Do you have trouble being productive and staying motivated to get your tasks completed?  
  • Do you find yourself getting distracted and end the day feeling like nothing was accomplished? 
  • Try tomatoes!  That’s right try tomatoes.  

The Pomodoro Technique is a time management system that alternates focused working sessions with short breaks. The goals of this technique are to improve your ability to complete tasks by maintaining sustained focus on one task, and to reduce mental fatigue by intentionally resting between tasks. It was developed in the 1980s by Francesco Cirillo.  He was feeling overwhelmed and underproductive. So he decided to commit to 10 minutes of focused time on one task and he found a tomato shaped kitche ...

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  • The Pomodoro Technique
  • Tomatoes
  • change
  • distracting
  • practice

Struggling With Control?

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Can we agree that to live in a Disney movie would be wonderful? I mean, after all, the protagonists of the story always “live happily ever after” by the end of the story. Who wouldn’t want to live in a castle, be with the girl/guy of our dreams, and never have to worry about anything messing it up? Yes! This would be a great life! However, in reality, this is not case. Life is messy, hard and downright brutal at times which means that “happily ever after” is but a fantasy. Nonetheless, it is easy to desire the picturesque fairy tale instead of enduring through life’s messiness.

 

Since then, in order to live out this fairy tale, one may embark on the quest for control when uncomfortable thoughts or feelings arise. In fact, there are two major categorical ways in which we may behaviorally pursue to control any form of negativity or uncomfortable thoughts or feelings:

 

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  • Control

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  • Bullying
  • Bullying
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  • Bullying
  • Hiding
  • acceptance
  • arguing
  • distracting
  • fairytale
  • fantacy
  • reality
  • supressing
  • zone out

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