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Mental focus definition
May 18, 2019

Mental focus definition

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a brain disorder marked by an ongoing pattern of inattention and/or hyperactivity-impulsivity that interferes with functioning or development. Inattention means a person wanders off task, lacks persistence, has difficulty sustaining focus, and is disorganized; and these problems are not due to defiance or lack…

Tools to help You focus
April 18, 2019

Tools to help You focus

Everyone who works on a computer would know that it’s not easy to concentrate on work the entire time. This is especially apparent when working on your own computer where there’s no network restrictions to what websites you can visit, giving you the ease of access to social networks, non-work related news websites or watching tech channels on YouTube. Doing any…

How to develop focus?
March 19, 2019

How to develop focus?

If you want to succeed in life, if you want to get what you desire most, if you want to achieve your goals… you need to master the art of focus. And of course, this doesn’t only apply to succeeding in your business, advancing your career or improving your financial situation. It holds true for every aspect of your life: finding more fulfillment, creating better…

Get focussed
March 15, 2019

Get focussed

On the other hand, people who multi-task are more likely to make mistakes, get distracted, struggle with creative work, produce less and/or lower quality output and achieve fewer goals. They are also more likely to experience higher levels of stress. There are also studies that suggest that habitual multitasking may be impacting the physical structure of the…

Mind focusing exercises
February 13, 2019

Mind focusing exercises

The proof that we are not the mind comes with training. Accept the idea in theory, and in time, as your control over your thoughts grows, you will know it as a fact. In reality, you, the real you, is the one mastering the mind. It is not the mind mastering itself. Advice for Practicing the Concentration Exercises Find a place where you can be alone and undisturbed…

Natural ways to focus
January 14, 2019

Natural ways to focus

I call it the September phenomenon. My practice fills with children getting ready for school, college students grabbing their last-minute prescriptions and everyone questioning whether they should refill their ADD/ADHD medicine of choice. It is always interesting to see the diversity amongst my ADD population. Many young children and adolescents love the feeling…

Why is it important to stay focused?
December 15, 2018

Why is it important to stay focused?

It happens all the time. When building a new online business, many entrepreneurs become scattered and distracted in both strategy and execution, trying to move in too many directions at the same time. This lack of focus ends up causing a lack of real movement for the business in any one particular direction and can ultimately lead to failure. In this post we…

Help focusing
November 15, 2018

Help focusing

In a recent post, I provided an overview of the How Hiring Process Impacts Performance matrix shown below. It demonstrates the concept that the quality of the process a company uses to hire people is a great predictor of the quality of the people actually hired. Given this, all a company needs to do to improve its hiring results is to benchmark how the best people…

How to get your focus back?
October 16, 2018

How to get your focus back?

It took me a long time to write this piece. I found myself researching quotes (finally settling on the very appropriate Daniel Goleman one above), which led me to other websites that had nothing to do with what I was really writing about. Then I started to think about the things I haven’t been focusing on as much as I should. Inevitably, this led me to think…

What helps with focus?
September 16, 2018

What helps with focus?

1. Coffee + Cinnamon Sure, it might seem obvious that coffee would perk you up and help you focus, but did you know that two to three daily cups have been linked to both long- and short-term improvements in memory? Bolster its brain-boosting effects even further by adding a few dashes of cinnamon—a 2009 study found that even just the smell of this spice can lead…

Things to help you focus
August 17, 2018

Things to help you focus

Some years ago, knowing that in business, the numbers always tell the real story – indeed numbers can provide clarity in most areas of life – I decided to calculate my “off” days. I calculated over a period of 6 months. Hmm, the results certainly gave me enough clarity for me to actually do something about it. Indeed I was shocked into making the changes necessary…

study focus tips
July 18, 2018

study focus tips

Everyone has their own reasons for deciding to study in the first place. She might want to become a manager at her current workplace; he might want to rise above his current circumstances; you might want to change your career. No matter what your reason is, it is important that you stay focused on your studies if you want to reach your full potential. 1) Keep…

Focus help
June 18, 2018

Focus help

1. Leafy Greens Recipe to Try: Muffin-Tin Quiches with Smoked Cheddar & Potato A study in Neurology showed that people who ate two or more daily servings of vegetables, especially leafy greens, had the mental focus of people five years younger than their age. Greens are packed with fiber and vitamins A, C and K. Get a jumpstart on your veggie intake in…

Increase mental focus
May 19, 2018

Increase mental focus

Some days it seems your brain just doesn’t want to focus on anything that needs to get done! Brain fog, stress, and distractions can make your mind start to wander and you might feel like being productive is impossible. By making simple changes to your daily diet and habits, you can become more productive. To help improve your brain power, here are six ways to…

What to take to stay focused?
April 19, 2018

What to take to stay focused?

How well you’ve mastered the skill of how to stay focused on the task at hand is going to determine your level of success. If you are able to stay focused at work, or at school, and on your goals, you’ll be productive, you’ll get things done and you’ll reach your goals in record time. Unfortunately, the opposite is also true. If you are constantly distracted…

Ways to improve focus
March 20, 2018

Ways to improve focus

You have just 24 hours. And, you’ve got to do everything in these many (but few) hours. Practically, there’s a limit to the efforts you can put into a day, but then, the paucity of time shouldn’t be a deterrent to achieving your goals. You can achieve more by increasing your productivity which is contingent upon improving your focus. Focusing on the task at hand…

Stay focussed
February 18, 2018

Stay focussed

Pankaj Phatarphod , managing director & country head of services, RBS India, talks to Oommen A. Ninan on what has helped global captives or Global In-house Centres (GICs), which give back-end systems support to their parent companies, stay afloat among big players such as Infosys, TCS and Wipro. India is home to more than 1, GICs with combined export revenue…

How to teach focus?
January 19, 2018

How to teach focus?

In Dan Goleman s new book, Focus: The Hidden Driver of Excellence , he shows the importance of being able to direct and sustain our attention on everything from, well, everything! Not paying attention is downright dangerous. The inability to focus and sustain attention can rob us of relationships, deep knowledge, career accomplishment, peace of mind, and high…

What can I take to stay focused?
December 20, 2017

What can I take to stay focused?

Deal with ADHD Symptoms and Become More Focused and Organized If you have ADHD, everything from paying the bills on time to keeping up with work, family, and social demands can seem overwhelming. But it’s possible to cope with ADHD symptoms, get focused, and turn chaos into calm. By taking advantage of self-help techniques, you can become more productive, organized…

Focus games for Adults
November 20, 2017

Focus games for Adults

Play is the work of children! Games with rules or a little structure have the added bonus of helping children practice such as, , and . Children need to listen and remember instructions, pay attention to the adult leading the game and, in some games, resist the natural inclinations to stop/go/run or shout out. is to start the games in a simple way and then gradually…

Tips for focusing while studying
November 17, 2017

Tips for focusing while studying

The art or practice of concentration, no matter if studying biology or playing pool, is to focus on the task at hand and eliminate distraction We all have the ability to concentrate - sometimes. Think of the times when you were lost in something you enjoy: a sport, playing music, a good game, a movie. Total concentration. But at other times, Your mind wanders…

Learn to focus
October 18, 2017

Learn to focus

Interested in Focusing Workshops and Events? Check out these other areas of the TFI website: What is Focusing? Focusing shows how to pause the on-going situation and create a space for new possibilities for carrying forward. This practice, developed from the Philosophy of the Implicit, shows how to apply open attention to something which is directly experienced…

How to become more focused?
September 18, 2017

How to become more focused?

Have you ever been in the middle of working on something really important-like a report your boss wants yesterday or a presentation you have to give at the next staff meeting-only to have your mind drift awayright in the middle of it? Perhaps you start worrying about another project with a deadline that s fast approachingyou know, the one you probably should…

How to stay focused longer?
August 19, 2017

How to stay focused longer?

My financial goals change at least once a year. While that might seem like a lot, it’s not necessarily a bad thing. I’m in a different spot now than I was a year ago and it would be silly for me to keep saving money for something that no longer appeals to me. Since I don’t have any debt all of my goals have to do with saving money. A little less than a year ago…

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