April 22, 2017
Internet addiction can be a serious productivity killer. The net is full of all kinds of digital distractions and unless you know how to effectively manage your online time, you will always have issues with your productivity. Over the last few years, we have reviewed a number of key apps and tools to help you fight digital addiction and control your online time, most popular of them all is Pomodoro. Today, we are introducing to another cool tool to help you stay focused and on task.
Forest is a Chrome extension designed to provide a solution to Internet addiction. It is based on the concept of the tree in forest. ‘ You can plant a seed in Forest. In the next 30 minutes, this seed will gradually grow into a tree. However, if you cannot resist the temptation and start to browse the websites on your Blacklist, your tree will wither away. With this interesting mechanism, the sense of achievement and responsibility will drive our users to stay away from the distractions with no pain.’
Some of its features include”
‘A self-motivated and interesting method to help you beat Internet addiction
• Cultivate your personal pattern of time management: make good use of 30-minutes to fully concentrate on your work and finish it effectively
• Share your trees with friends’.