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We all have days we feel unproductive because we were mindlessly browsing for hours. When you feel you are not productive, the chances are that it is because interruptions and multitasking drain your energy. When you juggle multiple things simultaneously, like; sending an email, text a friend and checking your Facebook while you are in a meeting, you engage in context switching.
In research done by Gloria Mark of the University of California, Irvine showed that it takes an average of 25 minutes to return to the original task after an interruption. Since we are interrupted more than once, this adds up quickly and before you know it you feel like you have done nothing that day. It just feels like mindless browsing.
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