CLICK HERE TO DISCOVER HOW TO HELP YOUR CHILD IMPROVE THEIR GRADES AT GCSE IN JUST 30 MINUTES A DAY
HOW TO OVERCOME DISTRACTIONS WHILE STUDYING
Studying is one of those things we all have to do in life. Usually when at school, college or University.
However, concentrating and focusing on your studies has, in this high speed and Hi-tech age, become ever so difficult due to constant distractions.
When I was at school, my only distractions were my friends calling round or the television, which, at the time, only had four channels.
Nowadays, children are constantly distracted by so many things.
Research suggests that concentration in children in this day and age is close to around 3 minutes. That’s right, just 3 minutes.
Mobile phones being the biggest culprit here with their constant ‘pings’.
So how can you learn to overcome your distractions while studying?
First rule, learn to schedule your study time.
Instead of just sitting down to study when you feel like it, or to finish your homework last minute, prioritise your study time for a whole week.
Then stick to it.
Decide in advance what time you’re going to start studying, and what time you intend to finish.
Decide where you’re going to study. Is it your bedroom or your local library.
Just make sure there won’t be any distractions while you’re studying.
Finally, decide what specifically you’re going to study.
Is it homework, a project, or is it revision for tests or exams?
Prioritise your week in advance then stick to it.
If your friends are usually calling or messaging you, let them know in advance not to disturb your because you will be studying.
Yes I understand it will be difficult to follow your schedule at first, but with persistence and discipline, it will become much easier to follow.
Second rule, get rid of all technology from your study environment.
I completely understand this is a all order.
But if you’re looking to achieve positive results from your studies, you must be willing to sacrifice your tech-toys for a few hours.
Switch your television off and place the remote in another room.
In terms of your mobile phone, switch off all notifications, put the phone on silent, and place that in another room as well.
I see your jaw just dropped open.
Look, if your studies are important to you, which I’m sure they are because otherwise you wouldn’t be reading this, you will follow this rule and put you phone in another room.
And finally, your laptop also has to go.
However, if you need your laptop to help you with your studies, then before you begin, switch off all social media, emails, and any other notifications.
The best way to do this is to simply switch the WiFi off.
But if you need to use the internet, just switch off all social media and email tabs, and all notifications.
This will help reduce your distractions while online.
Third rule, do not multitask.
It is not a good idea to try to attempt doing more than one thing at a time.
Doing your homework while watching television, or texting a friend is a big no no.
Working on more than one task at a time means you’re not focused on anything specific.
If you’re not focused, its not possible to maintain your concentration.
Your mind can only focus on one thing at a time.
You cannot expect to achieve your desired results if you’re not focused on them.
A powerful example of this is the phone ban while driving a car.
You either focus on your phone conversation or your driving, you cannot focus on both.
So if you multitask, stop and learn to focus on one thing at a time.
It will help you concentrate, and you require concentration to study effectively.
Let me know in the comments below which rule you intend on following and why.
Thank you for reading. Please Share this post so it may help others.
Release negative fear and increase your confidence and self-image overall in just 30 minutes a day
Boost your child’s foreign language abilities with Language Genius in just 30 minutes a day.
Improve your memory without taking a course or learning memory techniques in just 30 minutes a day
Improve your confidence and your ability to focus and remain calm in exams in just 30 minutes a day
Naturally take back control of your stress levels without medication now in just 30 minutes a day
Improve your child’s mathematical abilities in just 30 minutes a day.
Boost your ability to concentrate on your studies without forcing yourself, and understand more and better in just 30 minutes a day
Discover How to Loss Weight without Dieting in just 40 minutes a day
Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *
Check here to Subscribe to notifications for new posts