You know that feeling when you have trouble concentrating or can’t remember things, and have difficulty articulating your thoughts. This is referred to is brain fog. Many people struggle to concentrate. Especially with our world today of constant notifications and interruptions.
When you are not able to focus, everything is harder and takes longer than you would like. Not to worry, there is nothing wrong with you. If you make a few small adjustments, you can clear it up. Imagine a world where you can concentrate and laser focus on precisely what you want.
Give up the Clutter
Clutter creates stress and distraction. That is bad for your mind and your health. Your physical surroundings can affect your mind. If you are feeling stressed you can start small. There is no need to overthink cleaning up a messing office, desk or room. You can’t do it all in a day, but if you start small, you can develop a habit that sticks.
Stop Trying to Multitask
When you are trying to work on ten things at once, you are not likely to get anything done. You lose time switching from task to task and burn out your brain. If you commit to completing one task at a time, you will be much more productive. I shared more of these tips in the secret to becoming the most productive person you know.
By removing distractions and focusing on one task at a time you give yourself the space to focus and get things done without exhausting yourself and your brain.
Not Everything is An Emergency
Allow time in your day to disconnect. Your productivity depends on it. Urgency and distraction can wreak your productivity. Someone’s urgent request that is not high on the priority list can become major distractions and drain your energy. Sometimes important tasks get pushed to the wayside, and you may respond to unimportant things because they seem easier. You need to reprioritize and keep yourself on track. It’s one of the only ways to take back control of your time. Eliminate distractions by following these tips on how to focus.
Exercise Your Brain for Better Performance
Leaving your comfort zone will keep your brain fresh as you will have new experiences and learn new skills. If you keep an open mind to new ideas, you will become inspired in ways that will help improve your mental clarity. Here are some more ways to make your health a priority.
Physical activity has excellent effects on your brain and your mood. If you sit most of the day for work and don’t get in any exercise, it can be dangerous. Make it a habit of taking a 30-minute brisk walk three times a week or something else you enjoy. This will help you recharge and give you a mental boost.
When you have a foggy day, remember not all is lost. Use these helpful tips to get your mind and body back on track to allow you to think more clearly.
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