Focusing on one thing at a time is one of the most difficult things because of the present distractions, and one’s lack of concentration. However, while studying, it can get extremely annoying because although you have been sitting down to study for an hour now, you have been unable to progress with anything at all due to your lack of concentration.
Over the years, students have used multiple ineffective tricks to make them concentrate better. Let’s break the myth, peanuts and almonds can help you in such a situation, but only in the long run. If you were personally unwilling to sit down with a subject with your complete focus, not even these tricks will be able to help you out. This is why we have come up with tested and proven methods of focusing while studying;
- Record yourself
Are you also addicted to YouTubers and bloggers recording themselves while studying or working? You must have looked up a few of these is simply so that it can get you in the mode of study. you can also try it out to improve your concentration. This way, at the back of your mind, you realize that you are being recorded and you have a fake audience hence you have to concentrate on the work because fake concentration does not workout.
For example, when you are going through a school LMS, Scroll down the LMS portal and record yourself through the laptop or computer camera in real-time. It also helps you track the progress if the screen is also being recorded. When you look at the amount of work done later, you feel great or you feel like you have to improve the pace at which you are completing things. Concentrating on your homework or assignment accelerates the pace. But remember that acceleration is not your goal your goal is to involve in fruitful learning and the knowledge that stays. Don’t forget or skip topics for the sake of quickly finishing all the assignments.
- Give yourself a mental break
Students cannot sit down with one subject for more than an hour because they either get bored with the subject or lose concentration because they are going through the same thing over and over again. If you give yourself just a minute of mental preparation break, you can go through all that you have to do in the next few hours. Now that you have made a plan, you might want to write down the topics or questions which need revision and learning. This does not seem like the same thing anymore, you have a mental plan of chronological order on how you are going to study. It not only motivates you but also gears you up because the mental break is like a tiny pause that helps you overcome the challenge of losing interest.
- Write it down
This is another great way to focus while studying, whenever you have a great study session coming up about which you are extremely excited, or a session that you cannot miss because whether you like it or not, you have to focus on it since you have an exam the next day. Writing down why you want to study hard, keeping your personal goals, and synchronization of accomplishment of present goals helps makes you think and rethink the reasons why you are studying so hard, along with the importance of concentrating. You might want to write things such as;
- I would like to be a person who always remembers things, and not just before an exam.
- My goals are unique, and so are my skills, and I will study hard enough to make it to the top.
- Success does not come without hard work and only complete focus will help me achieve success.
- I will make the most out of my time, my education, and my opportunities.
- My habits will change for the better, which will help me study harder.
Sometimes some outcomes are beyond your control, it is simply the process in which you get to contribute. In the process of focusing on things, these motivational lines can help you out when you are feeling extremely down and out of logic with everything. Emotionally driven students are hungry for knowledge and success coming you can also make it power if you want to.