How to Focus

The How to Focus Mind Map will help you to create habits and rituals for mixing tasks and leisure, including managing time spent online and offline and scheduling tasks. In addition the mind map explores managing your space, clearing other distractions and doing one thing at a time.



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HOW TO FOCUS IN THE AGE OF DISTRACTION TAKE A DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY DETOX. Say yes to: Creating Spending time with family & friends Reading books Say no to: TV Facebook Mobile Email MANAGING YOUR SPACE Clear away all distractions Use an Intray for incoming paper Spend 10 minutes each day decluttering If reading only have the book in front of you Do 1 thing HOW TO WORK Work in focused bursts Use A Timer 50 minutes of work, 20 minutes of break. Get away from the computer Area with no internet Use only a notepad and pen. CREATE RITUALS/HABITS Morning, Morning quiet Meditate Read Write morning pages Shower Have a healthy breakfast Go for a walk Refocus Stretch Walk Look at things to do list Bedtime Read book Wash face clean all dishes/ empty your sink MANAGING EMAIL Disconnection times Check email at set points in the day (2-3 times per day) Turn off email alerts TAKE TIME TO REFLECT AND REVIEW What worked? First thing in the morning. What are the 3 most important things to do today? Don't check your email until you get the task complete At the end of the day. 1. What did I do? 2. What will I focus on tomorrow? 3. What can be improved? HELP FOR ADDICTS? Blocker Programs Freedom Locks you out of the internet Self Control Locks you out of specific sites Writing Programs Write Room OMMWriter Typewriter