Finding Your Focus
Have you ever started something, only to find out later that you didn’t complete it? There are many factors that could contribute to your incomplete tasks and goals, one being focus.
Focus plays a vital role on your path to success
With all the distractions that we have to content with these days, especially in the digital age, there is one thing that will make or break your path to achieving your goals: focus.
Focus is being able to complete your tasks without being distracted by what’s going on around you.
If you have strong focus, you’ll be able to get more done. While you can focus on anything, you really want to concentrate more on the completion of your goals. Your focus will become the foundation of everything you will be doing to accomplish your goals and achieve success.
To Focus is to Concentrate
It can be challenging to concentrate on anything when you are constantly bombarded with various notifications, dings, and pings. These are just some of the common disturbances that you can face, because everyone has a cell phone that chirps and chimes. Unfortunately, we’ve been trained to look at our phones every time we hear these chirps and dings to see what’s happening because we have what is known as “fear of missing out.”
Our cell phones are a collection of different noises and other alerts that bring your attention and focus to whatever is happening when you’re not there. There seems to be a ding and a ping for everything, and they are all working to distract you. Just about everything that you are being alerted to on your phone is something that can probably wait, so you can continue to focus on the necessary tasks need to reach your goals. The good thing about a cell phone though is that you can turn off all the notifications. You can silence all the dings, pings, and bings, until after you’ve finished focusing on your task. The important thing that you need to do is to continue to build your foundation of focus.
Practicing Your Focus
Focus takes a lot of energy. It isn’t something that you can find once and keep it for the rest of your life without practice.
You must practice your focus every day
You can start to practice your focus by developing a routine that triggers your mind to know that you are about to start work and get into some serious thinking. You can play a certain song or take a walk. Create a
ritual that will help to calm your thoughts and allow you to concentrate on the task at hand.
Some people are unable to concentrate without slight noises contributing to their focus. They may need to have some sort of background noise in order to fully concentrate on their tasks. Others may have to work at a certain location if they want to have strong focus. Wherever you chose to work and whatever you might need to implement to help your concentration, it must be something that serves your concentration well. Without focus, you won’t be productive. Discipline, perseverance, and time management are things that are greatly enhanced by focus. For you to be effective, your concentration has to be on point.
You will never produce anything of value if you don’t have focus
Eventually, with enough practice, you’ll get to a point where you are so into what you’re doing that nothing will break your concentration and nothing will stop you. You’ll eventually find your “zone” and your work will constantly flow. This is the place you need to be in if you want to find success. This is when your best work shines.
How To Find Your Focus
Some people may not know how to begin to focus. If you’re struggling to find focus, you want to first find somewhere quiet to work, or as quiet as you can stand. Sit down and take some time to think about what you are about to start. Then start your task. You want to let your ideas flow. Whether you’re writing a paper or running a marathon, this process will help you get off to a great start and find your way to a solid, productive end.
In order to push through the middle of your goal, you have to be focused. If you can find and keep your focus while working through the middle, you will find your way to success in no time.
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