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Pythagoras taught us how to get things done #productivity #gtd

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Some time after 530 and 510 BC after Pythagoras woven to Italy and had gathered his students he would established a strict routine for his students, being Pythagoras he paid particular attention to the hours they woke and slept. On rising his students were advised to repeat the following verses:

As soon as you awake, in order lay the actions to be done the coming day.

At nightfall they were told to recite:

Allow not sleep to close your eyes

Before reflecting on the following questions three times:

The actions of the day.
What deeds done well?
What not?
What left undone?

Source: The Golden Ratio: The Story of PHI – Mario Livio

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Written by Daniël W. Crompton (webhat)

January 9, 2012 at 11:18 am

Posted in lifehacks

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