Hi,

between various problems and above all with my aunt who was ill with cancer, I lost my concentration. I can not stay focused for the study, above all in the last few weeks since I have heard the news.
I feel pretty stressed out, I'm procrastinating and spend much time divagarmi. I would like some practical advice on how to concentrate, how to organize my time to get results.

Thank you.

Views: 190

Reply to This

Replies to This Discussion

For studying, most people can only concentrate in 30-45 minute sessions. After that period, they lose focus and are less efficient. In my experience, stress can shorten my usual study period. So, arrange your time in 30-minute increments. Every 30 minutes, switch subjects or activities or take a 5 minute break.

It's also best to have a dedicated, quiet study space with all your supplies. Use that space only for studying. When you take breaks, leave that area. [I know this may be hard if you don't live in an American home with bedrooms, living room, family room, home office, etc.]

For stress, the standard advice is to get enough sleep, regular exercise, good diet (short on red meat, high on citrus, fruits, and vegetables). B vitamins might help.

RSS

Latest Activity

Henry II commented on Bruce Uall's group The Shirtless Man
"my doctor told me I needed to lose close to 30 pounds. The usual Christmas feast is going to make that hard to do, but once I slim down more,I will resolve to continue leaving my shirt off almost 24 hours a day when appropriate"
1 hour ago
Native Son replied to Regular Joe's discussion BREAKING: US To Normalize Relations With Cuba in the group The Great Debate
"OMG!  An Internet Tough Guy! "
1 hour ago
Shane replied to Leto Atreides II's discussion Sony pulls The Interview Christmas Release in the group The Great Debate
1 hour ago
Native Son replied to Leto Atreides II's discussion Sony pulls The Interview Christmas Release in the group The Great Debate
"Interesting comment from the CEo of Sony Pictures to NPR.  Seems they're trying to distribute the film as an online pay-per-view.  AND according to him, nobody is touching it with a 10-foot pole.  Why, because apparently nobody…"
1 hour ago
Shane replied to Leto Atreides II's discussion Sony pulls The Interview Christmas Release in the group The Great Debate
1 hour ago
Danisatan replied to Shane's discussion Ignorance of the Law is No Excuse... in the group The Great Debate
"what"
2 hours ago
Shane added a discussion to the group The Great Debate
3 hours ago
Shane replied to Leto Atreides II's discussion Sony pulls The Interview Christmas Release in the group The Great Debate
"He could have allayed their fears. Answered Sony's call. There was a couple days lead time on this. Because really, WTF is the DPRK gonna do on US soil?"
3 hours ago

© 2014   Created by Brett McKay.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service