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Efficient performance and fast and perfect execution is the spell of life today. Our everywhere work either as a student, as an officer, or even casually cooking an omelet for breakfast requires proper performance.
Grievously, today every 7 out of 10 people are partially or sometimes completely unable to work efficiently. And neglecting other factors like personal issues. The main cause of today’s lack Of efficiency is the disability to concentrate.
What Is A Lack Of Concentration?
Concentration is the combined effect of focus and attention that is adhered to by the brain to perform a specific task. When you’re unable to concentrate you may experience things like:
- Short term memory loss
- Totally blank mind for seconds
- Struggling in staying focused
- When trying to focus, start experiencing laziness
- Repeatedly making the same mistakes
While these are some very common problems, some other signs would be a headache while working, mental fatigue, and losing the capability of making decisions may also occur.
Let’s encounter some problems that cause concentration problems and their solutions.
1. Medical Factors
The physical and mental conditions can be the cause of a lack of concentration. If you experience excessive memory loss numbness, unconsciousness, or loss the awareness of your surroundings you are advised to seek medical help immediately.
2. Too Many Distractions
Distraction can become a blockage in the achievement of concentration. In the contemporary world, distractions are becoming powerful day by day. Your phone your computers, television keeps you so much engaged that even without them you’re still trapped in their cage.
Elimination of major distractions will help you concentrate. It may take some time and a lot of effort but gradually, you’ll get over it.
Anxiety is also a major problem faced. It’s the response to overthinking about a specific thing and getting scared so you’ll lose concentration in the maze of negative scenarios in your head.
Try keeping your mind clear and take proper sleep. Anxiety may be sometimes due to medical issues so you must visit your doctor as well.
4. Excess Stress
Taking too much stress and tension may be a cause. You should know that your body is capable of a limited amount of work. Stress management is important which we’ll discuss on another day.
Effective ways to overcome this is to stop working too much. Just try to clear your mind out every day before going to sleep. Taking a break or going on a holiday will be highly suggested.
5. Poor Posture
Concentration is not just related to your mental situation but it is also considered related to your physical situation. Your posture is important for, almost everything. How you stand, sit, and sleep affects your body functions heavily. Sitting for a long period with a bad posture will gradually make your nervous system less responsive.
Eliminate bad habits like staring at the phone for hours with bad posture or walking with your back bent. We’ll discuss a proper guideline of perfect posture in another article.
6. Less Sleep And Improper Diet
Sleeping less will definitely resist you from working efficiently. Sleep helps you with stress reduction and improving your anxiety issues. And hunger, it’s the thing that is sometimes only responsible for restlessness and Distraction while working.
So next time while skipping breakfast or staying up for a whole night you must think of you sleeping at work and staying inattentive because you’re starving.
That’s all for today. Try practicing all of these. Also try sleeping with less tight clothing, choosing a healthy and disciplined diet plan, and producing a good environment around you.