Easy Tricks to De-Clutter your Mind & Minimize Distractions [Subscribe to Your Focused Day Podcast]

Easy Tricks to De-Clutter your Mind & Minimize Distractions

Try to set targets in your mind as to how long you will take to complete a certain task and then, stick to that target until the work is finished.




Introduction

In this post, Coach Lyman (#stayfocused) will share easy tricks to de-clutter your mind & minimize distractions, and why... it is essential to be focused-driven in your life, business, and relationships. The strategies explained in this post will help you grow your business and relationships as they did for my coaching clients; check out client testimonials for examples.


Why Another Blog?

My goal is to solve one major problem that most coaches and entrepreneurs struggle with- a lack of focus, due to distractions, which causes procrastination, which most blogs tend to gloss over or only give partial truths unless you enroll in their "high ticket" coaching program. Not here...


This blog will give you the best strategies that I share with my coaching clients that have helped them to get laser-focused, productive, and profitable in their businesses, personal life, and relationships. Subscribe to Your Focused Driven Day podcast by clicking here Connect with me by visiting www.lyman360.com.


Let's dive in now...


Being surrounded by heaps of noise, entertaining distractions, notification pop ups, and beguiling social media trends that keep us fixated to our screens prevent us from focusing our energies on the tasks at hand. And this unending loop of distractions delays our deadlines, preventing us from finishing the task we set out to complete.

Truth be told, focus is ultimately all about priorities and clever scheduling. All you need is a few lifestyle changes to minimize these horrid distractions and regain your focus at work.

Let’s take a look at what it takes to adopt a minimalist lifestyle with minimal distractions:

1. Distance yourself from your Phone

When you’re working, make sure that your phone isn’t around to distract you. Now, you may be worried about missing some important calls, but hey, if you’re working for 10 minutes and surfing on your phone for the next half hour, how will you get any work done on time? We advise turning your phone on silent, and putting it in the drawer until you’ve finished the tasks you set out to complete.


2. Schedule Social Media Usage

When we check our emails, along with our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram notifications all day long, we create the biggest distraction to detract us from our work. And then, there’s Snapchat that requires you to post every big little detail of your day. But there’s an easy way to minimize these distractions, all you have to do is turn off these social media notifications, and make a habit of checking your profiles no more than twice a day, or in your free time.


3. Concentrate on Work Tabs

If you’re constantly working on the computer, be sure to only access the online platforms and programs related to the task at hand. If the distractions are too uncontrollable, just activate the full-screen mode to mini