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June 19, 2017

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How To Concentrate In Your House and Lot for Sale in Laguna

 

Meetings, presentations, assessments, projects, homework — they never seem to end, do they? If you’re a working professional or a student, you understand this reality. When work comes bursting into the doors of your brain and sanity like a tidal wave, it’s a regular dilemma to search for inner peace or the concentration you need in your house and lot for sale in Laguna.

 

So, to all of you struggling with how to get all your work done when you need them done – other than checking out Laguna properties for a peaceful home environment, here are six ways how you can combat distraction and find concentration when you need it:

 

Six ways to find concentration in your home

 

1) Set a schedule.

Okay, you probably hate schedules by now. With work timetables, meetings, and make-up classes you have to juggle, your planner is probably giving out, crying for mercy. However, the first step to reducing panic is always to stay organized. Studies say that often clutter is a manifestation of stress. While cleaning up your desk and making sure your bag or briefcase isn’t just a stack of papers from work, the best way to get rid of clutter is to fix your schedule.

 

Journal

 

Go online and find apps that can help you do this. We recommend Google Calendar, with which you can color-code your plans and set different calendars for different events. Make sure to set the schedule based on your personal productivity. For example, if you’re a morning person, make sure you set those heavy projects and cumbersome research work to finish in the early hours of the day. Conversely, if you’re a night owl, rest up during the day and get yourself ready for an all-nighter—they’re not always so bad!

 

But if you'd rather do things manually, then we recommend you use a planner. Planners are easily found online and in your local brick-and-mortar stores. Go and plan your day, week, or even month ahead of time. This way, you won't lose focus and do things efficiently.

 

2) Know who you work well with.

By the time you get to high school, and even more so, college, you should have a pretty good idea of whether you’re an introvert or an extrovert. Common misconception: this doesn’t mean you’re a social butterfly or a loner. It’s meant to indicate whether you draw energy from being around people or from getting some downtime alone.

 

Now that you know whether you’re a people person or a lone ranger when it comes to productivity, stick to it. You might work better with a group or you might get much more done when you’re alone in the office with your paperwork, materials, or books. But once you know who you work well with, or with whom you don’t, the concentration will be a step closer.

 

A common trick you can use when you want to be left alone and do things quietly is to use a pair of headphones. Pick one with active noise cancellation so that no outside sound or chatter would be heard. You don't even need to play some music. Just the sight of a person wearing headphones is enough to deter unwanted chatter.

 

3) Put some music on.

This is debatable. Some people work much better in silence, but according to a University of Chicago study, “A moderate level of ambient noise is conducive to creative cognition.” This doesn’t mean music all the time; it can sometimes mean just the right amount of noise. However, either way, it means that dead silence is counterproductive.

 

Woman working with headphones

 

If you’re diving into the music scene, we suggest finding the perfect indie playlist with songs you don’t know well enough to sing along to, or putting on some musical scores from your favorite movies. Another great option are those classical compositions by the likes of Beethoven, Mozart, etc, or those classic EDM songs of the early 2010s with minimal lyrics. But, if you want to stay in the now, we suggest foreign songs. As even though there are lyrics, you won't be able to sing along with them - unless you are a polyglot.

 

On the other hand, if you don’t think music will help you, check out Coffitivity, a mobile app, and a website that offers you ambient sounds from coffee shops wherever you are.

 

4) Sleep.

While sleep can take away hours when you could have been working, it’s always a good idea to get some. Besides, a full night’s rest isn’t the only way to get some dream action. A power nap or a siesta never hurt anyone, and they can, in fact, boost your energy despite their length. According to several medical studies, sleep deprivation makes you forgetful. What’s the point of spending the wee hours in the morning catching up on your research and presentation when you’ll forget it anyway? Exactly. Get some sleep.

 

Kid napping

 

5) Take a break.

Reward yourself for all your hard work. Spending too much time doing the same thing can actually be counterproductive since you’re overloading your mind with restless, heavy information. Let that brain of yours rest. Pop the door open in your house and lot for sale in Laguna and enjoy some fresh air for a few minutes, watch an episode of your favorite Netflix series, read a non-academic or non-professional book, go for a run, or grab some lunch with your friends or colleagues who are probably as burned out as you are.

 

Guy walking

 

6) Find the perfect environment.

For any activity, the environment is an important factor. The same applies to concentrating on your work. However, finding the perfect environment isn’t always easy. That’s why Crown Asia has developed the ideal residential communities and Laguna properties for families where you can find the peace and quiet you need to be able to concentrate on your tasks, right in your very own abode.

 

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