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1. Train your brain

Playing certain types of games can help you get better at concentrating. Try:

  • sudoku
  • crossword puzzles
  • chess
  • jigsaw puzzles
  • word searches or scrambles
  • memory games

Brain training games can also help you develop your working and short-term memory, as well as your processing and problem-solving skills.

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2. Improve sleep

Sleep deprivation can easily disrupt concentration, not to mention other cognitive functions, such as memory and attention.

Occasional sleep deprivation may not cause too many problems for you. But regularly failing to get a good night’s sleep can affect your mood and performance at work.

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6. Take a break

when you first feel your concentration drop, take a short mental break. Refresh yourself with a cool drink or nutritious snack, take a quick walk, or go outside and get some sun.

When you return to work, don’t be surprised if you feel more focused, motivated, or even creative. Breaks can he...

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7. Listen to music

Turning on music while working or studying may help increase concentration.

The type of music you listen to can make a difference. Experts generally agree classical music, particularly baroque classical music or nature sounds are good choices to help increase your focus.It’s also important ...

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9. Drink caffeine

If you feel your concentration starting to drop, consider a cup of coffee or green tea. A serving of dark chocolate — 70 percent cacao or higher — can have similar benefits, if you don’t enjoy caffeinated beverages.

A 2017 studyTrusted Source found evidence to suggest phytochemicals natural...

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10. Try supplements

Some supplements may help promote better concentration and improved brain function.

The following supplements may help promote increased concentration and overall brain health:

  • folate
  • choline
  • vitamin K
  • flavonoids
  • omega-3 fatty acids
  • guarana...

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11. Do a concentration workout

Concentration workouts often help children who have trouble focusing. This mental workout involves fully devoting attention to an activity for a set period of time.

Try these activities:

  • Draw or doodle for 15 minutes.
  • Spend a few minutes tossing a balloon or small ball wi...

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8. Vary your diet

The foods you eat can affect cognitive functions like concentration and memory. Avoiding processed foods, too much sugar, and very greasy or fatty foods. To boost concentration, try eating more of the following:

  • fatty fish (think salmon and trout)
  • eggs (white and yolk both)

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3. Make time for exercise

Increased concentration is among the many benefits of regular exercise. Exercise benefits everyone. A 2018 study looking at 116 fifth-graders found evidence to suggest daily physical activity could help improve both concentration and attention after just 4 weeks.

Other researchTrusted Sourc...

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5. Give meditation a try

Meditation and mindfulness practices can offer multiple benefits. Improved concentration is only one of these.

Mindfulness training that emphasizes attention focus could help increase attention and focus. Mindfulness can also improve memory and other cognitive abilities.

Meditation do...

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Improving the sleep you do get can also have benefit. A few quick tips:

  • Turn off the TV and put away screens an hour before bed.
  • Keep your room at a comfortable but cool temperature.
  • Wind down before bed with soft music, a warm bath, or a book.
  • Go to bed and get...

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4. Spend time in nature

If you want to boost your concentration naturally, try to get outside every day, even for just 15 to 20 minutes. You might take a short walk through a park. Sitting in your garden or backyard can also help. Any natural environment has benefits.

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