“Even a self-confessed scatterbrain can vastly improve her concentration level with a few lifestyle changes and some quick tricks and simple exercises” (Lewis 1). Think about how many times you’ve been interrupted or have interrupted yourself over the past hour alone. On top of these tempting distractions, add other attention zappers, such as how we sleep, what we eat, if we are stressed or anxious and it is just a few of the lifestyle factors that may also mire our attention. Finally, aging can contribute to the problem, since as we grow older it can be harder for us to sustain attention. You can start building better attention and focus by increase your awareness, build your attention, pay attention to how you live, and stop over tasking. The following tips how to improve my concentration: Taking a rest: Concentration requires my mind to be calm. But my mind will be scattered if I am not well rested. I have to make sure that I get the right amount of sleep at the right time. Make a Plan: I always have a plan for whatever I am up to. When making a plan, I have to make sure to allocate enough time for entertainment, studies and sleep. Choose a place of your choice: I have to choose a place that I favor the most. I need to try to stay away from other people if I want to concentrate on my work. Exercise: I have to get energy and stay fit. Have a change while studying: I have to study alone and do work in quietly place.
“If you concentrate on each separate word while reading, you create comprehension problems for yourself” (Wassman 317). Many college students discover that there is significantly more to read in college than there was in high school. Students remark that they don't have enough time to read through all of their assignments during the week. However, many students have bad habits and prescribe to reading myths. This page is designed to help you understand reading as an activity and help you become a more...