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How Can I Steer Clear of Distractions and Focus?

Dear Lifehacker,
I need a little help focusing. I know part of it is just a lack of discipline, but I can't help but kill time on sites like Facebook and even Lifehacker during the day when I should be working and getting things done. You guys post lots of great productivity tips, but how do I get myself focused and away from distractions enough to put them to good use?

Signed,
Slightly ADHD

 

Dear Slightly ADHD,

Don't worry, some distractions can be a good thing, and they can help you stay refreshed over the course of the day, but we know how it goes—it can be difficult to get up the energy to really get to work sometimes when there are so many shiny things that just need your attention. Those cat videos aren't going to play themselves, are they? Here are some ways you can minimize the distractions and get back on track.

  1. Audit your time to see how bad the problem is
  2. Get the right tools to single-task and cut off your distractions
  3. Choose a productivity technique that bolsters your discipline
  4. Are your really doing what you want to do?

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