When to Be Unproductive (Ep. 292)

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There's a time to get this bread, and there's a time to sit back and enjoy it. Today, we're talking about why you shouldn't skip out on the latter. Full show notes This week’s episode is sponsored by: Skillshare: With thousands of courses in a wide range of different skills, Skillshare can help you take things to the next level. If you're one of the first 500 to use this link, you can also get started with 2 free months of unlimited learning (including Thomas' new Habit-Building class!) at Skillshare.com/geek. Brilliant: Accelerate your learning in math, science, and computer science. Start learning for free at Brilliant.org/CollegeInfoGeek — and if you’re one of the first 200 people to use this link, you’ll also get 20% off your subscription. Things mentioned in this episode: 5 Questions: Interruptions, Social Media Bios, and Reading Positions (Ep. 290) Ali Abdaal's How to Study for Exams course on Skillshare Working from Home: How to Plan Your Day Linus Tech Tips' Thinking of retiring video on YouTube Want more cool stuff? You can find all sorts of great tools at my Resources page. You can also get a free copy of my book, 10 Steps to Earning Awesome Grades (While Studying Less), by staying up to date with the College Info Geek newsletter. Timestamps: 0:05:18 - Having long-term goals and not needing to impress people 0:14:52 - What have we been doing recently 0:23:34 - Sponsor: Skillshare (Learning new skills) 0:25:45 - Sponsor: Brilliant (Learning problem-solving skills) 0:27:47 - What exactly is productivity 0:33:48 - Balancing work with your personal life 0:42:12 - Holding yourself accountable and picking up new hobbies 0:50:24 - Thinking you're not allowed to take a break 0:56:40 - Conclusion If you enjoyed this episode, subscribe to the podcast on iTunes! It's easy, you'll get new episodes automatically, and it also helps the show gain exposure :) You can also leave a review!

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