One of our goals here at W Dental Group is to help all of our patients in their overall wellness goals (after all W Dental Group is where wellness begins with a smile ☺︎).
So, every Friday we’ll be posting a weekend reading message with all kinds of different tips, tricks and articles on a variety of subjects that we find interesting and helpful in all aspects of life, not just dental. Our hope is that you will find these posts useful in your life and share them with others to help spread smiles.
External stimulus can pull us away from our task very easily, but what happens when there’s nothing to blame at all? If you’ve experienced days, weeks even, when no matter how hard you try, you just can’t concentrate, know you’re not alone. Everyone has moments when the art of focus eludes them. This article highlights common factors that break concentration and what you can do to help yourself.
In the United States, 50% of employees report focusing for only 15 minutes at a time before becoming distracted from their work. That means most of us are getting distracted 4 times an hour. If you find you can’t afford to suffer over 160 distractions a week, this article has 13 tips for focusing at work.
Though Thomas Frank created this video with studying for finals in mind, the tips he offers for building focus are applicable in any scenario — from getting work done at the office to finishing up household chores. Better yet, his advice is backed with scientific research proving its effectiveness. The video is 6 minutes long, so consider watching the whole thing without getting distracted your first test of focus.
Just For Fun: Deep Focus Playlist
True focus requires eliminating distractions and getting into the right mindset. What better way to do that than with some great music? Spotify crafted this playlist with 114 songs, for over 8 hours of “atmospheric rock to help you relax and concentrate.”
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