It doesn’t seem so long ago that we were all excited for 2020 to begin, so we could have a fresh start and deal with new tasks and resolutions, whether they were professional or personal, we were going to get things done.
But 2020 had other plans.
With recent events putting the world on pause, workers across the globe have taken to working from a makeshift desk in their home.
And not everyone is used to it.
Even the biggest critics of remote working suddenly have to cope without the structure of a busy office and the routine that they’re used to.
Keeping work and home life separate isn’t easy - especially when they’re done in the same space, and for the majority of us, it’s becoming hard to try to focus on the task at hand when we have so many new distractions to contend with.
The constant noise of alerts, notifications, and breaking news has left even the most focused person struggling to make sure their mind doesn’t wander. Add everything else on top of this that life has to throw at us, like children or household chores, and we’re suddenly feeling a little overwhelmed.
That’s why this infographic has taken a look at 9 ways to focus a wandering mind.
Whether that’s looking at caffeine consumption or cleverly adding a distraction that you can cope with, these techniques should help elevate the frustration of not being able to get something done because your mind is elsewhere.
Take a closer look at how these steps can help your day feel more productive: