1) Why You Should Manage Your Mind
There are certain times in our life that we will feel the need to get someone a present or take the bins out, and this is usually when our brain decides to finally switch on.
There are times when focusing on a task can be problematic, especially when we are easily sidetracked by non-urgent tasks that are going to show up in our brain from time to time, things that we should just write down and deal with with at a later point in time.
In fact, writing things out is a great way to keep things in order and to stay on task, and you should also manage all other nonessential things that you need to do, but not while you are focused on one particular project.
What you will want to do is find a pen and paper and write things out on your desk.
2) Fight Your Fears
One of the greatest enemies to productivity is simply procrastination, but you need to identify why it is that you are not able to complete or even start a project.
In reality, there are reasons why you may not want to start, something that your brain is telling you, but you need to realize that these are usually fears that are pushing you away from achieving your goals.
One of the largest problems that people have is self-doubt and it can truly kill productivity. Many of us think that we are going to screw up and truly believe it. However, facing your fears is the key to eliminating these problems.
With your sheet of paper and your parent, you need to sit down and write out everything that you fear. Once you have done this, you will have all of this in front of you, complete with your raw emotions. You can even cuss if you want to express how you truly feel.
Once this is done, you should read everything that you have just written. For some, this may seem like a strange activity, but you need to hear these words out loud, and by doing so you are going to start hearing a voice in your head telling how meaningless all of your fears really are.
This is how you are able to tackle fears head-on and address any challenge that may come your way.
An example of this is a person that is wearing headphones while riding on a train, and you can only see the very back of their head.
3) Focus At Will
A fantastic website by the name of focusatwill.com is one that I discovered not too long ago, and it has helped me become much more productive and focused. You can access this whether you are at the local library, on a train, or if you are frequenting your favorite coffee shop.
This website is going to help you identify the different types of music that will be beneficial for you when you are trying to focus.
You can also look at the questionnaire that is there, and choose music based upon the genre, as well as your personality.
This is regarded as a great hack and is actually very easy to accomplish.
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4) Find Your Space
Identify the things that help you feel calm as well is focused.
When you do this, you need to find a place that is personal for you. It is not something that may work for another person, and it is really a trick when it comes to motivating ourselves to become more productive.
If you are located in an open plan office, you may want to consider a conference room instead where you can finally find peace and quiet which is apart from the activities that are at your workplace.
It doesn’t matter where you go as long as you feel comfortable, and you should always make it your priority to find this place and use it when you needed the most.
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5) Get To Know Your Flow
Another way of becoming more productive is to develop your own personal body clock. This simply means that you might be a morning person, whereas others prefer doing things in the evening. By choosing to complete activities during these times, you will become much more productive. It is always about what makes you feel better as you are trying to complete tasks.
You should always understand what your flow actually is and plan to do your activities in this way. Choosing productive time, for example, where you know you will be extremely focused, allows you to complete jobs much more efficiently. Use a schedule maker for work to plan out your days to take advantage of your most productive times.
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6) Take Some Headspace
Prior to beginning any type of project, you need to have your head clear and ready.
Most of us are always inundated with the clutter and noise of the world around us, which is going to makes it difficult to find a productive rhythm.
There are several ways that you can calm your mind such as through meditation, taking a walk or any activity that calms you down and gets you away from the surrounding noise. This will help you enjoy doing your job instead of feeling as if you are being drawn in many different directions.
7) Have A Digital Detox
Information overload is constantly occurring to all of us on platforms such as those designed for social media, emailing, and also instant messaging.
At every moment of the day, there is information coming in our direction. Inside of your head, there will be constant noise and bantering.
If you do have a task that needs to be completed soon, especially if it is sizable, try to avoid digital interactions which can help you detox your mind and emotions.
As you become more conscientious of the information that is coming into your brain, you can learn how to pull away from that and focus.
None of this is hard to do, and it may actually surprise you when you realize just how productive you can be.