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30sec Tip: How to Reset Your Focus

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30sec Tip: How to Reset Your Focus

spending your time doing nothing each day

    Spend some time “doing nothing” each day. It resets your focus.

    Are you easily distracted? Find it difficult to focus on the task at hand because your mind wanders, you worry too much or have too many things to do that you can’t settle down and concentrate on that one thing? Here’s a great answer we found on Quora by Achintya Prakash who provides some valuable tips on how to improve my focus.

    How Can I Improve My Focus?

    You may have multiple tasks on your hands now and you want to finish them in a timely manner.

    But hold on!

    Under this circumstance, you become highly susceptible to some common mistakes. One technique that works extremely well to help you increase your productivity and reduce the chances of making mistakes is to sit at your desk and do nothing for a couple of minutes. When you have symptoms like drifting or daydreaming, it’s a signal that you should take a break before letting yourself reach the absolute bottom of your mental barrel.

    Do Nothing for Two Minutes (Seriously? What?)

    Featured photo credit:  Quiet warm summer evening. Porvoo, Finland via Shutterstock

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