30 minutes of reading primes you to Write. 10 minutes of planning primes you to organize. Short-term preparation leads to long-term Success.
Take a break too early, you won't get into low. But if you don't take a break, you'll work inefficiently.
4. Separate tasks based on their type. Batch analytical tasks together: Organization Research Planning
Batch creative tasks together: Writing Designing Brainstorming Your brain wastes energy to adjust when you switch from task to task.
5. Remove distractions. Too much noise? Use noise-canceling earbuds. Distracting websites? Use a website/app blocker.
Too much going on at home? Go to a coffee shop. It's impossible to get distracted when it's not an option.
6. Set 1 goal for each work block. Break it into 3 actionable tasks. Now focus on 1 task at a time. When you complete it, move to the next. Knowing what you need to do prevents you from getting distracted with "busy" work.