Lack of self-efficacy, that is your confidence (or belief) in navigating a challenging situation and shooting down potential obstacles is a fundamental reason for the inability to focus.
Procrastination, motivation and focus relate to our emotions and internal feelings. Fear and uncertainty play a big role in these emotional issues. Low self-efficacy lowers our guard towards the internal distractions and one is easily stressed out.
A high self-efficacy insulates us from the emotional problems that affect our focus negatively.
How to hack your self-efficacy to provide you with the desired confidence, in spite of the inevitable obstacles:
Self-doubt can actually help you bloom — and it all starts with how you talk to yourself