There are few workday tools people use more than their calendars. Tools like Google Calendar act as a gatekeeper for your attention—broadcasting when you’re available or when you’re busy.In fact, one of the most common pieces of advice we hear from time management experts is to schedule every aspect of your day. As ‘America’s organizing queen’ Julie Morgenstern, told us:“A to-do that isn’t connected to a ‘when’ rarely gets done. So don’t have a separate to-do list from your calendar. Schedule what needs to get done and when.”However, there are downsides to scheduling everything. Humans are notoriously bad at knowing how long tasks will take to complete. And so our calendars often represent how we’d like our days to go (not how they actually do).Luckily, there are some specific features and settings you can use to turn your calendar from a source of chaos to a place of calm. Here’s how to set up Google Calendar for focus, productivity, and peace of…
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