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Creating A Focused Space

Consistently picking the same space for focused work will condition your brain to enter the right state of mind.

You can also pick focused spaces that limit the kind of unfocused work you can do. If you don't need the internet for your task, pick a spot without internet access to boost your focus.

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For any focused work session, we should prevent the distractions we can control.

The sign needn't be real - signaling to people you're going to do some focused work is enough.

We often struggle with internal distractions. We get restless, bored, frustrated, or anxious about the task.

  • A good ritual should be accessible most of the time you plan to work. If you focus best in a library, but it is closed on weekends when you need it, it is not a good ritual.
  • It should assist with getting into work, not adding steps that tu...

Anxiety is a cause of procrastination. You feel your upcoming work will be difficult, so you find a way to distract yourself.

Wearing headphones can block out some of the ambient sounds and create a subtle barrier to being interrupted.

Keep a time log of when you do focused work throughout the day. It makes focus more noteworthy than the feeling of being busy all day.

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