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READ MORE BOOKS!

READ MORE BOOKS!

Books with better structures encourage us to think in sequence — the more we read, the more our brains are able to link cause and effect.

You’ll be surprised at how much focused you get. Losing yourself in a book is the ultimate relaxation.

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Remember you master what you practice. Why are we so good at distraction? It's because we "practice distraction." So take these small action plans today and let's break this habit of distraction together!

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MORE IDEAS FROM 7 Proven Ways to Develop Razor-Sharp Focus

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“People have become a slave to technology such that they allow it to control their awareness. As soon as a notification beeps, one reaches out to check it. If you practice this kind of a behaviour all day, you are just practising distraction."

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FOCUS ON YOUR GOAL NOT ON THE HOURS

When you are working on something, instead of focusing on the hours put in, focus on what you want to get done.

Get it?

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MEDITATE!

And not just once a day. But at regular intervals. Mindfulness is a practice...So during your breaks or whenever you get the free time...go ahead practice some breathing exercises and focus on the rhythm of your breath.

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NO MULTITASKING!

Do you know that multitasking reduces your productivity up to 40%

So focus on one task at a time.

So that means no texting and doing your homework simultaneously!

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Turn Off All The Notifications Of Your Phone! Will Ya?

Scenario: Okay let me focus on my work...

The next moment beep beep!

Huh? Alright first let me check my notification...Woah...A new follow request on my insta..let me check!

And then you are totally off from your actual work.

Action plan: TURN ON THE DO NOT DISTURB MODE OR BETTER SWITCH OFF YOUR PHONE WHILE YOU ARE DOING YOUR FULL FOCUS WORK.

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EXERCISE AND GET MOVING

Yup, just a morning exercise is not enough!

Take 5 minutes of walking or stretching breaks in between your work.

Sitting for long hours can lead to back pain which is not healthy.

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SIT BACK STRAIGHT! NO SLUGGISH POSITION.

Your posture sends a signal to your brain as to how active or lazy you feel.

So sit back straight while doing your work.

A good posture creates an active mind and an active mind creates a productive YOU!

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Prepare Your Brain

Take a minute or two to sit in a comfortable position and breathe deeply into your stomach.

Let your body calm down before you approach your work. You’ll find it really helps you concentrate.

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Practice Slow Work

When we react to every little thing that comes up at work, we lose focus and attention.

Counter this by scheduling extra time to complete a task, engaging in single-tasking, and setting reasonable expectations for yourself and for others on how much you are able to produce in a given day.

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Podcasts

A 2018 study noted there are an estimated 73 million podcast listeners in the USA. By 2022, the number is estimated to grow to 132 million.

Podcasting can be traced back to Dave Winer and Adam Curry in 2000 when they discussed the distribution of automated media.

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