Jiff Slater
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Regenerative mental techniques
21 July 2019

I think this is a question that plagues nearly everyone: “How do I maintain that mental edge when working?”

It’s a difficult thing to answer and ultimately everyone will have slightly different takes on what works for them. The below is my framework for staying focused on deeply technical topics.


I think it’s incredibly important to reduce the number of decisions you make daily. I’ve noticed that on days where I have to make many little decisions I find myself too drained to think deeply. You can achieve this through many means, here are some examples:


Beyond setting the stage for a good, clear mind. There are some activities you can do to get unstuck when you can’t seem to make headway.


There are several patterns you can implement at work to help free your mind of unnecessary churning.

Do you have other techniques for keeping your mind fresh throughout the day? Let me know!