Ode to the Pomodoro

Photo of a Pomodoro (Tomato) kitchen timer
The original uploader was Erato at Italian Wikinews. — Transferred from it.wikinews to Commons by Fale using CommonsHelper., CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=4719295

How does the Pomodoro Technique work?

  1. Plan your task.
  2. Set the timer, typically at 25 minutes.
  3. Work on the task throughout that interval.
  4. Stop work when the timer rings. Take a short break, typically at 5 to 10 minutes.
  5. Continue from Step 2 until you’ve finished 4 Pomodoros.
  6. After 4 Pomodoros, take a longer break at around 20 to 30 minutes. After the break, repeat at Step 2.

Disadvantages to the Pomodoro Technique

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