So, you have an upcoming event or exam and you have to prepare yourself for it.
You start doing preparation for that event or exam.
But later, after a couple of time your phone vibrates and you received a text from your friend. Now, you leave all your work and start using your phone.
Time passes and you forgot about your upcoming event or exam. You didn’t do any preparation and that event comes.
What you can do then? Nothing! But just regret.
So, does this sound familiar to you?
Each time you think about doing something but after some time you get distracted.
You didn’t know how you can keep yourself away from distractions and stay focused on your work?
If so, then this post will surely help you.
In this post, I will give you some really simple but very effective tips and trick which will help you to stay focused and keep your mind away from distractions. I have personally tried all these tips and these work fine for me and I am sure these will work for you too.
7 Ways to Stay Away from Distractions:
1. Take one thing at a time
Instead of doing multi-tasking cut the things down to one. Do one thing at a time and focus completely on that.
This is because it often found that peoples who start working on multiple things easily distracts and also didn’t get a that much good result from their works.
Where the peoples who focus on one thing, on one work they didn’t get distracted easily and also get a better result.
2. Switch off your cell-phone
Switch off your cell-phone or instead of it just put it to silent mode, so even if you received a message it doesn’t ring and you will not get distracted.
Now Cell-phones are the biggest major problem of distractions, not only for teenagers but also for adults.
So, instead of trapping into its trap switch it off. J It will help to stay focused and keep yourself away from distractions.
3. Clean the Mess
If you work in a place where there is a mess all over there are great chances that you might get distracted.
So, clean the mess. Clean your table on which you work, clean your workplace. Place the things orderly.
This simple trick will keep your mind away from distractions and you will also feel more productive and happy.
4. Prioritize the things
Prioritize the things for your needs. Do the things first which are important most. And take those things to last which are unnecessary. Now make a proper schedule for the day.
How does it help?
When you prioritize the things and make a schedule, it implies a responsibility on you that you have to complete those things. No matter what the situation is. You keep yourself focused.
5. Block distracting websites and applications
In our daily life, we have to use the internet. This has become an essence of our life. But as the internet is important for us, it is also the most distracting platform.
How many times does this happen to you that, you search something on the internet, but after some time you end up on something else? You think that you will do it for just 2 or minutes, but end up using it for more than half an hour.
To keep yourself away from this trap of distractions, you can block or hide distracting websites and applications for a while.
6. Keep the word ‘later’ out of your mind
How many times did you skip your work and think you will do that later, but after some time you forgot about that completely?
Make up your mind on these words, “If you didn’t do the work now, it will never get done.” And you will see the results yourself.
7. Break it Down
If you do work for hours and after that take a break for hours it is wrong. You are wasting so much time for your day by taking that much longer break.
So, instead of doing works for hours, break it down and take short breaks.
It will help you to manage your time and also you will feel less tired.
So, this is it. Now adopt these tips in your life and let me know how it helps you by writing down the comment below.