These 5 Simple Habits Will Help You Stay Focused All Day. A Psychologist Explains Why


Co-author, The Geek Gap @MindaZetlin CREDIT: Getty Images Are you having a hard time staying focused on work, especially in these high-stress days? Some simple techniques can make a big difference, psychologist Traci Stein, Ph.D. explains in a recent Psychology Today post. Give her techniques a try and see how your own focus improves, and build them into daily habits to keep that benefit going into the future. You can find the full list here . These are some of her best tips. 1. Take care of your physical needs. "Of course, the most basic foundation for focusing is to take good care of yourself," Stein writes. This means getting regular exercise, which has been shown to help you increase focus later on, as well as other cognitive benefits. A few minutes a day of meditation more...