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Stay Focused: 5 Ways to Increase Your Attention Span | TIME

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2) Give It Your Best Hours

Want to insure you can focus? Give whatever is most important your prime hours, when you have the most energy.

Via The Power of Full Engagement:

Energy, not time, is the fundamental currency of high performance.

Night owl or morning lark? Work on important things when you’re not depleted.

Here’s more on using your prime hours wisely.

3) Dedicate Time

If it’s important, give a project its own exclusive block of time. This gives you permission to work on it and ignore other things.

You stress less about work when you have a plan. Believe it or not, worry affects you less when you schedule a time to worry:

When people with adjustment disorders, burnout or severe work problems used techniques to confine their worrying to a single, scheduled 30-minute period each day, they were better able to cope with their problems, a new study by researchers in the Netherlands finds.

Here’s more on using time wisely.

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