4 Ways to Get Your Attention Back on Track and Stay Focused
3 May 2021
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It can be hard to concentrate. Even on your best days, you're surrounded by distractions. When you struggle to concentrate, you can’t focus on what needs to be done, you waste time and you stress yourself out. It’s time to review some solutions.
Lay out the work and stick to it
When you embark on a task without a plan, it’s like going on a road trip without a map. You need to know where you’re headed. A key part of exercising your cognitive finger is to plan.
What to do? Before starting an activity, create a detailed plan of action. What do you need to do? How much time can you devote to it? Do you require any additional support? Map out your task from start to finish, and don’t forget to sequence tasks and number them. This will ensure you don’t overlook anything.