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Focus on 1 Item at Time

Posted on August 8, 2011 at 6:50 PM

(from Tara McGillicuddy's Newsletter 8/8/11)

 


My system to Focus on 1 Item at Time:

 


1 Stop and Take a Few Deep Breaths

 

2. Write Down the items I want or need to get done

 

3. Choose 1 Item to Focus on

 

4. Set a Timer for 5 Minutes

 

5. Work on the Item for 5 Minutes

 

6. Evaluate the my progress

 

7. Repeat Process

 

 

This works well for me. Depending on what I'm working on I may adjust my time block to 10 or 15 minutes. I usually start with a 5 minute block because I know my mind is able to focus that long. Evaluating my progress is VERY important and allows me to choose how much more time I want or need to focus on an item. It also allows me to choose to move on to a different item."  



 

Categories: ADHD, Tools

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