10 Days of Reclusion: 5 things I’m doing to not feel like $#!†

by | Jul 1, 2013 | Productivity Experiments

Viewing time: 2:48

Since starting the 10 Days of Reclusion experiment, one thing I’ve noticed is that my energy level, motivation, sleep quality, and mood have really been affected, because I have had no social interaction for seven days, and because I’m living without sunlight.

In the video I briefly talk about all of the things I’m doing to boost my mood and energy in reclusion. I’m:

  • Eating as well as I can
  • Getting a lot of physical activity
  • Drinking a ton of water
  • Taking Vitamin D supplements
  • Dimming the lights in the evening (so my body will produce more melatonin)

Here’s a link to the pomodoro technique rundown I mentioned in the video, as well as to the dehumidifier article I talked about in the video from Day Four.

Written by Chris Bailey

Chris Bailey has written hundreds of articles on the subject of productivity and is the author of two books: Hyperfocus and The Productivity Project. His books have been published in 27 languages. Chris writes about productivity on this site and speaks to organizations around the globe on how they can become more productive without hating the process.

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