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how to improve my focus
July 28, 2017

how to improve my focus

There are many other answers that talked about the pomodoro technique. I would like to share how I have applied this technique in my work. First, the gist of this technique is to have 25mins of hyper focus time, then a 5mins break. A session includes 3-4 25mins work with breaks in between. Between each session, take a long 20-30mins break. This is a technique…

Increasing mental focus
April 26, 2017

Increasing mental focus

Recent studies show that people who enjoy reading novels are more easily able to empathize with others, a sign of a strong and well-rounded mind. If you want to work on increasing your mental strength, read a variety of things that you enjoy. You don t have to jump straight into reading Ulysses if you want to improve your mental strength, and in fact trying to…

Not focused
June 1, 2017

Not focused

SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Tight end Greg Olsen stood outside a Wofford College dormitory on the first day of training camp a year ago and warned that the Carolina Panthers weren t a lock to return to the Super Bowl they lost six months earlier. He urged teammates to understand they weren t entitled to anything. He said the Super Bowl hangover was real, that every year…

increase focus and energy
March 9, 2017

increase focus and energy

Life Equals Focus & Energy™ is designed to enhance mental focus and increase energy levels as you maneuver through your busy life. Rather than shocking your mind and body like most energy products, it provides a gentle boost of mental focus and physical energy without jitters, anxiety, or a crash. Its active ingredients are the most natural forms of B-vitamins…

Focus on the Job
July 4, 2017

Focus on the Job

Making the best use of your time is closely connected to your ability to concentrate. Maintaining your focus on the most critical tasks is one of the most perplexing challenges you face as you strive to effectively manage your time. Here are ten habits that anchor your focus where your attention needs to be, rather than on the unimportant distractions that so…

How to increase energy and focus?
August 3, 2017

How to increase energy and focus?

The average person puts only about 25% of his energy and ability into his work. The world takes off its hat to those who put more than 50% of their capacity, and stands on its head for the few and far between souls who devote 100%. ~ Andrew Carnegie Many of us say that we want to live all parts of our lives at 100% — full out whether we’re at home or at work…

Ways to increase focus
April 29, 2017

Ways to increase focus

Business moves at supersonic speed. While technology has facilitated easier communication and information gathering, it has also ushered in a new economy in which the common worker can be more readily replaced by technological advancements than ever before. The option to utilize advanced algorithms, data visualization and robotics as opposed to human assistance…

How to focus when reading?
February 25, 2017

How to focus when reading?

The GMAT is not just a test of your analytical skills or reading ability. It is also a test of your focus. How long can you focus and perform at a high level. This does not come easy, and it requires practice and a plan. One place in particular where our focus can wain is in the Verbal section. There is so much to read, and so much of it seems uninteresting…

Ways To get focused
June 25, 2017

Ways To get focused

Three things stop people from doing something they want to do. It’s too hard. It takes too much time. It costs too much money. If you want to focus, this solution is easy, takes 5 minutes, and is free. It’s an excuse killer. 🙂 Previously, I wrote about how to get focused in 5 steps. That article was meant as a longer term life system to organize your days around…

What can I take to focus better?
July 7, 2017

What can I take to focus better?

“One reason so few of us achieve what we truly want is that we never direct our focus; we never concentrate our power. Most people dabble their way through life, never deciding to master anything in particular. ” -Tony Robbins This morning I woke up, brewed some Yerba Mate, caught a glorious rooftop sunrise and proceeded to get more done before breakfast than…

What will help me focus?
July 25, 2017

What will help me focus?

5 Questions That Will Help You Focus On What Matters “Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?” ~Mary Oliver Let’s get things done. If you’ve ever read any books or articles about productivity, you’ve heard this phrase. It’s one I used and made a part of my life for a long time. More recently, I’ve discovered there’s a better and…

Games that improve focus
June 10, 2017

Games that improve focus

Spending five minutes relaxing helps people feel less negative and distressed Sitting silently causes people to feel disengaged from work and causes worry Researchers advise people take short breaks doing fun activities to recharge Signs of being stressed at work include feeling out of control and unsupported Playing video games for just five minutes makes stressed…

games to increase focus
March 24, 2017

games to increase focus

Anyone can benefit from activities that require focus and concentration. Not only does it keep your brain functioning well into adulthood, but it can make other tasks less frustrating and increase productivity at school and work. Seven Ways to Promote Good Concentration Skills: Set realistic tasks, especially considering your child’s maturity level. Unrealistic…

Mental focus training
November 3, 2016

Mental focus training

A reflection on key evidence relating to mental health training programs delivered to police, focussing on Australia, the United States and Canada. While there are a number of similarities in the core content of mental health training programs offered internationally, the availability and uptake of training across jurisdictions remains piecemeal and idiosyncratic…

Getting focused
January 26, 2017

Getting focused

Maybe you have a list of effective rituals to help you double down on your workload. Or, if you’re anything like me, you’re looking for some new ideas to help regain your focus throughout the day. “Our office is on a bike trail, so I’ll go on a walk with a coworker who isn’t on the project to run the problem by them. Fresh air goes well with a fresh perspective…

Brain games for focus
June 4, 2017

Brain games for focus

For an educational tool to be effective, it needs to draw from evidence-based brain science. Brain Games had already proven effective in strengthening the essential skills of focus, memory, and self-control — and we designed this version to amplify the cognitive benefits of helping kids learn how to “think about their thinking.” Designed for classrooms For an…

Focus skills
March 6, 2017

Focus skills

How does Focus work? Focus is one of the most important thinking skills for academic success, as it helps kids begin tasks without procrastinating, maintain their attention in the presence of distractions, and continue tasks through to completion. Focus is very helpful when children are engaged in activities that require sustained practice in order to improve…

Increase focus Naturally
June 1, 2017

Increase focus Naturally

You re late to work (again), behind on a project, or can t remember the action points from the last meeting. If you re one of the roughly 10 million U.S. adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), it can be a constant challenge to stay on task. Anthony Rostain, M.D., professor of psychiatry and pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania School…

How to remain focused on your goals?
December 24, 2016

How to remain focused on your goals?

Do you struggle with reaching your goals? The reality is that most people do struggle. When you set goals for yourself, you undoubtedly have the very best of intentions. You want to succeed with your goals and reap the many benefits that come with making successful and important changes in your life. However, there is something that you may fail to account for…

Help with focusing
April 14, 2017

Help with focusing

I want to share something really simple (but powerful) with you. It s a little reminder that has saved my butt and helped me truly focus, time and time again. This reminder has helped me with the big-picture stuff (juggling multiple projects and priorities) Super simple, right? Here s why it s so powerful. This Russian proverb helps you easily visualize the…

Learning to focus better
May 5, 2017

Learning to focus better

Ever get really stuck on something while studying? It happens to the best of us from time to time. When we hit that point, it can be difficult to know what to do next. There tend to be two camps in learning experts: those who advise giving your full concentration to a subject and pushing through, and those that suggest embracing the distraction. As it turns out…

How to learn to focus?
January 5, 2017

How to learn to focus?

Next time you are sitting in a meeting, take a look around. The odds are high that you will see your colleagues checking screens, texting, and emailing while someone is talking or making a presentation. Many of us are proud of our prowess in multitasking, and wear it like a badge of honor. Multitasking may help us check off more things on our to-do lists. But…

How to stay mentally focused?
July 16, 2017

How to stay mentally focused?

Ever have a day like this? One minute you re prepping for your next status meeting. The next, an urgent email pops up and you begin replying-and before you can hit send a co-worker alarms you with an instant message demanding your immediate attention to put out a fire. One study by McKinsey found that unnecessary workplace interruptions are costly, with high-skill…

Meditation to improve focus
July 7, 2017

Meditation to improve focus

A few quick tips for our young buds to make their parents and teachers proud with good grades. Meditation is the secret to boosting concentration power and memory in studies. It’s the history period in class. Your textbook is open right in front of you. You are looking at it without reading a word. The teacher seems to be drilling some foreign language into your…

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