How To Increase Focus At Work: 12 Brain Hacks - Deepstash
1. Exercise

Get your day started right by getting the blood flowing. In Japan, companies used to have their employees start their mornings with some light exercise.

According to the Harvard Medical Schoo...

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How To Increase Focus At Work: 12 Brain Hacks

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2. Monotask

Multitasking was a cute catchphrase that sounded as if you were able to get more done in less time.

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3. Chunking

While we might not be able to multitask, we can do two activities simultaneously if they use different parts of our brain. That’s why we can drive and listen to podcasts at the sam...

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4. Music

You might not think music can increase our focus, but you’d be wrong. A study from the Stanford University School of Medicine, done in 2007, states that music, specifically

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5. Nature

David Strayer is a cognitive psychologist at the University of Utah who specializes in attention. He’s also an avid backpacker, and he talks about something called the “3-day effect.

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6. Socialise

The effects the lockdowns have had on our mental health have been severe. Isolating people isn’t good for us. We’re social animals. We need to get out and mingle. While we often view chit-chat as a...

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7. Sleep

The simplest and easiest way to increase focus is having good old-fashioned sleep.

None of us can operate at optimum levels for long periods of time without a good night’s re...

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8. Balanced Diet

The food we eat is the fuel for our bodies. A Ferrari can only perform its best with quality gasoline. The same can be said for our bodies, yet it seems too many people don’t conne...

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9. Cooking Timers

It sounds rather silly until you’ve tried it, but force yourself to work on one task for a solid 30 minutes—no interruptions of any kind. You’ll be amazed at how hard it is for us to do that.

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10. Switch Things Up

There are days when our creative juices just aren’t flowing. At times like this, it’s better to just get your mind completely off what you’re doing.

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11. Go For A Walk

Something as simple as going for a walk can be just what the doctor ordered. In fact, under the current circumstances of work-from-home, it’s something we all need to do more of.

Goin...

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12. Set Deadlines

Parkinson’s Law states that work expands to fill the time allotted. Put simply, we adjust our work to the time available for its completion.

Don’t allow your...

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