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Dr. Kapil Sahu

Psychiatrist, Delhi

Dr. Kapil Sahu Psychiatrist, Delhi
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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them.
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Dr. Kapil Sahu is one of the best Psychiatrists in Greater Kailash, Delhi. He is currently associated with Centre For Child and Adolescent Well Being in Greater Kailash, Delhi. Book an appointment online with Dr. Kapil Sahu and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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Gd mrng sir. My mother was suffering from severe head ache. Before 2 years she got blood clot in her brain. She was continuing medicines upto now. But also now she was getting severe pain. Now she has symptoms of epilepsy. What we have to do now?

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Patna
Pain and epilepsy shows serious insult to brain. May be she had suffered a clot again. Consult neurologist at the earliest who may advise you for repeat mri.
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I am a student and preparing for a competitive exam. I sleep 8-9 hrs but want to sleep 4-5 hrs can it will be possible with doing meditation.

MBBS
General Physician, Allahabad
I am a student and preparing for a competitive exam. I sleep 8-9 hrs but want to sleep 4-5 hrs can it will be possibl...
Dear I want to share with you some practical experience of your topic. If you are seriously preparing for competetive exams. You must be doing lot of labour so to give rest to your mind you need proper sleep for relaxation of your mind. Don't try to interfere in natural course otherwise you will be nowhere. With proper concentration one can learn more in two hours rather than 4 hrs of study with tired and disturbed concentration. Hope you can understand my Suggestion..
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I have over sweating problem my shirt becomes to wet in outside even in winters I feel very upset during talking or sitting with friends I feel so frustrated that's why I quited to engage with every person please tell me how I diagnosed this hyperhidrosis.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I have over sweating problem my shirt becomes to wet in outside even in winters I feel very upset during talking or s...
Hyperhydroses is a clinical diagnosis and I will suggest you to drink minimum of three litres of water per day and wear cotton clothes and if possible use an air conditioner.
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I am adducted in smoking. How can I quit smoking? Can you please advise me some tips to quit smoking.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Sure. You have made an excellent decision and you must stick to it at all costs.When quitting, you must take one day at a time; though you must give up all smoking at once, and promptly. If you look too far ahead you will get discouraged and will give up. If you sit and count the number of days you have given up, that will also focus too much on achievement. You must focus on the here and now, on that day to be precise. After all quitting is not that easy due to many factors. So even if you fail one day, you must try and try again. Very few people succeed in their first attempt. Your persistence will eventually pay off. The urge to discontinue is hampered by many factors but the worst of them is the conditioning. In fact these conditions can exist all through the day unlike other addictions. But your desire to want to stop is the most important factor. It is important to find out about the ill-effects of smoking to have a reason that alarms you about continuing in the habit. The information is really scary but true and you must remind yourself about this every day. The nicotine in tobacco smoke stimulates the heart beat to raise the blood pressure in no time at all. So you must avoid it like the plague: it is just very bad medicine for you. In fact it is highly toxic too. You will need to stop smoking or consuming any tobacco related items with immediate effect. You should start vigorous exercises, gradually increasing it over a period of time. Do deep breathing exercises every time you feel like smoking (try Yoga), and replace the oral urge with some healthy food substitute to satiate the need. You may also take hard candy or chewing gum. If the urge is too strong, then use nicotine gums and nicotine patches, for a little while until the smoking drive reduces, substantially. You may also join Smokers Anonymous in your city where the support is really extraordinary for like-minded people who are also in the same situation. Keep yourself occupied or engaged with interesting activities during the times when it is most tempting. Keep the company of non-smokers for some time i.e. at least for the first 21 days. Above all announce it to everyone that you have quit smoking. Here’s a piece of very good advice: even if you accidentally/willfully take a cigarette, it is not the end of the world – you can start the cessation all over again. You must persevere with the best support until you defeat this addiction. Counseling is very useful in the initial stages and when temptations are at their highest.
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I am drug addict what I can do for it to leave this habit ?

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist,
Dear masihuddin, drug addiction is a serious illness. Due to strong desire to consume the drug and due to withdrawal discomfort it becomes very difficult to abstain from these substances. Fortunately therapy is available and it works also. At home treatment is not possible. You have to take professional help of a psychiatrist or de-addiction centre for cure.
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I have problem in my concentrating power, when I learn something I cannot concentrate on that so what can I do for that problem.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hello, take bacopa monnn. 1x, 2 tabs twice daily. Do meditation for half an hour in the morning daily. Revert me after 1 month.
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Hello, doctor I really dont know from where to start m married since December 2012 after marriage our 1st year of married life is going on very well but after 1 year everything has changed we both have lots of fights arguments upon small small things and my husband always end up all this thing by saying let's get separate I want to give you divorce or go back to your mother's place but always it's me who dont want to end dis relationship cos I truly luv him a lot he also luv me alot but I dont know why he always demand for separation. Our marriage is love marriage we both r long distance cousin we know each other from childhood earlier we used to be a good friend den one day he proposed me nd after dat we got married but he also sometimes regret dat day dat why he proposed me he also say dat it was his life biggest mistake. M not a good wife I dont know anything I sometimes feel like killing my self but m coward I m scared to do so. Dont know how to settle all dis thing again cos for him I hardly matters. I just can not say all dis thing to any one neither to my family member nor to my friends. Cos I just dnt want to put a negative picture of after married life in front of any one nad also I luv him soo much dat I dnt want dat my family or friends feel dat he is a bad guy. Please I need some guidance I realy need to know what possible things I can do to put everything back on tracks again. Thanks.

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
Let me be very very honest and straightforward in my approach! The fact that you had a love marriage and you want this marriage to continue suggests that you love your husband and he does too. There is no formula by which you can avoid dis harmonies in life. Differences in opinion are always going to be there. Both you and your husband should rather stop blaming each other and settle down to findings healthier ways to resolve differences in a much matured way. It is usually stress, anxiety, depression and one's personality which makes one vulnerable to react in a way which one doesnot actually want to or is it expected to. There is no bravery in committing suicide, in fact it is just a timid escape. Also negative thoughts and death wishes point to depression in you. I strongly suggest you to get evaluated for hormonal imbalances and start treatment for depressive symptoms. Also I suggest you and your husband to undergo counseling under a trained psychotherapist. Contact me online fir further assistance if you feel so.
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I have ocd sir and see the naturarelief medicine in net having good response may I take this medi plz sir help me plz

(MRCPSYCH-UK), MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Hyderabad
I am not aware or am I an expert on naturally available medicines or their efficacy. As far as the current evidence on OCD goes, it is treatable with medicines, psychotherapy and behavior therapy. In severe cases DBS and also some surgery to the brain in extreme cases.
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M bhool boht jaldi jata hu har chiz dhayan hi nhi rhta ki wo kaam kiya bhi tha ya nhi or chize rakh ke bhool jata hu.

MBBS, MD (AIIMS, Gold Medalist), Diploma in CBT (Glasgow)
Psychiatrist, Delhi
Get a hemogram, tsh and vitamin b12 level done. Eat lot of green leafy vegetables and fish. Exercise regularly and drink plenty of water. Take 7-8 hours of good sleep everyday. Make sure you are giving adequate time for leisure activities. Revert back with reports. If no improvement, medicines can be prescribed.
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Im mentally depressed and my laziness is increased. What can I do to be active in my medical studies?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Im mentally depressed and my laziness is increased. What can I do to be active in my medical studies?
Hello, Practicing yoga with homoeopathic medication helps you in releasing the stress from your body. Brisk walk in a park will help you inhale more fresh air and oxygen for good functioning of the cells and tissues of the body. Medication: Take Schwabe’s Bacopa Monierri 1x/ thrice daily and Kali Phos. 6x/ once at night. Yogasana: Practice the following poses if you don’t have any medical condition or pregnancy or else take an advice from your concern doctor and then only perform these. 1.Balasana: Sit on your heels with your big toes touching and hands resting on your thighs. Lower your belly and chest to rest between your knees, bringing your forehead to the floor. Relax your arms back beside your shins, palms facing up. Soften your breath by taking 5 to 10 long, deep inhalations and exhalations. 2.Savasana: lie back, letting your body sink into and open around the support. End in a supported pose on your back with a folded blanket under the length of the spine to help arch the upper and middle back, and lengthen the lower back. Move your arms a comfortable distance away from your body and anything else around you. Turn your palms to face up. Separate your legs a natural distance apart. Relax your feet and let them roll open. Finally, do a mental scan from head to toe: Where are you holding tension. Release it from every part of your body—including your heart and head. 3.Bhujanasana: Slowly slide forward from Child's Pose to lie facedown. Press your toes and forehead gently into the floor. Rest your palms lightly on the floor on either side of your chest with fingertips pointing forward and elbows bent and hugging in toward your ribcage. Inhale and lift your chest from the heart, pressing only very lightly into your palms and mostly using your back strength to hold your shoulders and chest up. Soften your shoulders. Then lift your hands off the floor completely, broadening across your collarbones and reaching your heart up. Take a couple of deep, slow breaths here. Then as you exhale, place your palms back down and gently lower your chest to floor.
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Hi. I am having a sleeping problem. I will go to bed at 10 o'clock but I can't able to sleep it takes upto 2 to 3 hrs to sleep in that time I am just thinking some what. I don't know because its a stress or anything. Kindly suggest.

MCh - Neurosurgery, MBBS
Neurosurgeon, Chennai
Hi. I am having a sleeping problem. I will go to bed at 10 o'clock but I can't able to sleep it takes upto 2 to 3 hrs...
Hi, welcome to lybrate. Com most causes of sleeplessness are due to wrong habits and the good news is that it is very very easy to cure them 1. You have to first have a natural circadian rhythm a. Try to go to sleep and get up at the same time every day. B. And wake at the same time 2. Food a. Do not take coffee or tea after 6 pm b. Milk can be taken 3. Light a. Cover the windows and doors with curtains and avoid light b. Avoid watching tv lying in bed c. Avoid mobile phones / tablets 4. Exercise a. Walk for 45 minutes after dinner b. Take a bath after that hope you found the answer helpful. Try the above simple techniques for two weeks and let me know how much you have improved if you need any clarification / have doubts / have additional questions / have follow up questions, then please do not hesitate in asking again at lybrate. Com/bruno. I will be happy to answer your questions. Best wishes for speedy recovery let me know if I can assist you further. Take care.
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I am 25 yrs old, my mind was always gets nervous with personal and work tensions, please suggest me how to keep mind relax, some times I gone to depression and came to suicide.

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
I am 25 yrs old, my mind was always gets nervous with personal and work tensions, please suggest me how to keep mind ...
Dear giriram, at your age, stress during work is not that normal. You should learn to work without stres. For that you should love your profession and try to gain more and more knowledge from it. I suggest for a motivation therapy for you from an expert psychologist. Take care.
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What is the best method to get rid of smoking habit?

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist,
The best method to stop smoking is to do script work, which goes into the reasons that drive you unconsciously beyond the habit itself. It underlies the addiction and when analyzed and altered affects a great change in life and your attitude towards dangerous behavior. Ultimately, when script changes are affected, life style and paths take a different course and your terminal behavior is anchored to promote life and to live it fruitfully. Practically, these are the things to do: when you decide, it must be done immediately and abruptly. Waiting another day will jeopardize the decision. Since you want to do it I recommend that you seek the help of a counselor and do it with support. I guess you know all the harm cigarettes do to your system, which is why I suppose you are seeking to quit. But now you need to identify why you smoke: there is an oral need, the nicotine effect, the psychological effect of covering up some other issue, for style, to impress, etc. You may discover that the reasons may be unimportant at this stage because you have become too addicted and the habit has become compulsive. You should start vigorous exercises, gradually increasing it over a period of time. Do deep breathing exercises every time you feel like smoking (try yoga), and replace the oral urge with some healthy food substitute to satiate the need, for a little while. If the urge is too strong, then use nicotine chewing gum or nicotine patches, for a little while until the smoking drive reduces, substantially. You may join smokers anonymous in your city where the support is really extraordinary for like-minded people who are also in the same situation. Keep yourself occupied or engaged with interesting activities during the times when it is most tempting. Keep the company of non-smokers for some time i. E. At least for the first 21 days. Above all, announce it to everyone that you have quit smoking. Here? s a piece of very good advice: even if you accidentally/willfully take a cigarette, it is not the end of the world? you can start the cessation all over again. You must persevere with the best support until you defeat this addiction.
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I am smoker feeling a tight chest in morning if I quit smoking can I regenerate lung tissue smoking since 7 years.

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
Dear lybrate-user, Welcome to Lybrate. Your body starts the repair procss the moment you quit smoking and all your organs will be back to normal within a year. Tobacco is addictive. Cigarette also contains 4000+ carcinogenic chemicals other than nicotine. Nicotine and other chemicals can cause cancer of different types and areas. Throat cancer, mouth cancer, lung cancer, stomach cancer and brain problems can result. Over and above smoking may also increase the risk factor of heart attack and brain stroke. Please quit smoking. The best method is to leave it and continue with your will power. There are other methods like Nicotine Replacement therapy and pharmacotherapy combined. If you’re ready to stop smoking and willing to get the support you need, you can recover from nicotine addiction and abuse—no matter how bad the addiction or how powerless you feel. The first step in treating nicotine addiction is accepting that you have a problem. Confronting an addiction and accepting responsibility for your actions isn’t easy. But it’s a necessary step on the road to treatment and recovery. You should then consult a psychiatrist / psychologist who fill follow this treatment. 1. Detoxification using medicines. 2. Behavior modification with the help of therapies. 3. Counseling. 4. Medication to sustain and 5. Long term support. These given steps are essential for any addict to get effectively rid of smoking. Therefore, you need to stick to the treatment plan and cooperate with your psychiatrist / psychologist. Mind power building therapy, motivation therapy etc should help you doing so. Take care.
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I am a 57 year old male. I am prone to anxiety / panic attacks frequently specifically. I have been prescribed clonazepam SOS. I work in a normal stress free environment. Sometimes I feel I am going to have heart attack. Wha should be the best course of action to get rid of such attacks. Regards.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Allahabad
I am a 57 year old male. I am prone to anxiety / panic attacks frequently specifically. I have been prescribed clonaz...
Hi Lybrate user in Ayurveda anxiety, panic attacks are diagnose under manoroga, mann durbalta is major cause of these reaction. Frist you have to understand that when we face any incidence and it impact in our mind goes deep it makes a psychological impression in our unconscious mind and then a neuropathway (negative belief) is created and patient is bound to react when this pathway is activated by any incidence or thoughts process. Avoiding these situation can relieve you but until and unless you not release those negative psychic impression from your unconscious mind these reaction will not cured. So I suggest you to adopt the way of meditation so that by practice these meditation when you become able to access you unconscious mind you will be able to release those negative psychic impression, but it will need your hard work and attention for this approach any spiritually inlighted master. Till then I suggest you to use some Ayurveda tips. 1-take ashwagandha churna one gram twice a day. 2-jatamansi churna 5 gram twice a day. 3-use mahanarayan oil on your head in night. 4-use salmon omega 3 one capsule daily in morning. 5-triphala churna 5-10 gram every night. Pranayam effectively controls the mind so every day do anuloom vilom 15 minutes 3-5 times slowly when you feel anxious. Spiritual ritual are important to strength your mind (eshwar pranidhan). Chant Om mantra on agya chakra, crown chakra, throat chakra 10 minutes each everyday morning and evening. For panic attack keep your clonazepam with you for emergency in initial phase. For further assistance feel free to consult me. Cure is possible. Your feedback is appreciated. Wishing you a healthier life.
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B.A.(H)Psychology, M.A.Psychology, Ph. D - Psychology
Psychologist, Noida
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I am 18 year old boy and i have memory loss.What is the natural remidie for this?

M. Phil Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Hyderabad
It's highly unlikely that you have memory loss. You're probably being forgetful and it's most likely to be due to a preoccupied mind or a disturbed emotional state. You're probably going through a stressful period marked by academic stressors, difficult inter personal relationships, difficult career choices etc. Yes, you can remedy your situation with counseling.
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Hi I am 32 yes old. I smoke cigrate 30 pcs daily. Till 10 yes. I want to quit it. What should I do. Please advice check up as in my chest its pain a lot.

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
Dear, you should definitely quit. You should visit a pulmonologist / physician for detailed investigation. Let them decide what are those check ups you need. You will need de-addiction therapy and nicotine replacement therapy for some time to tackle nicotine craving. Take care.
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C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
World No Tobacco Day
"World No Tobacco Day" is on 31st May. It is observed every year, all over the world to draw attention of policy makers, law enforcers, public, towards the health hazards of Tobacco, and advocating for policies to reduce its consumption, be it in any form like smoking or chewing.

Every year WHO gives a theme for the World No Tobacco Day. The theme this year is ?Countries to Work together to end the illicit trade on Tobacco Products?.

Tobacco is the leading cause of morbidity, mortality & impoverishment
Tobacco kills nearly 60 lakhs (six million) people each year, of which more than 600 000 are non-smokers dying from breathing second-hand smoke. Tobacco caused 100 million deaths in 20th century. As per current trends, it may cause one billion deaths in 21st century. If no action is taken now, tobacco related deaths will increase to more than eight million per year by 20130.Unfortunately, 80% of these deaths will be in low & middle income countries, and we are one of them.
Tobacco-related diseases are responsible for one in 10 adult deaths worldwide.
Every 6 seconds, one person dies of tobacco-related disease.
In India alone, it kills nearly 8 lakhs people per year.
A study has shown that every day 55,000 new children take up tobacco habits in India, whereas a mere 2% of Indian adults quit the habit, that also, often only after falling ill. ICMR has also shown that out of 100 young smokers today, nearly 50% are going to die of tobacco-related disease. People who smoking and/or chew tobacco are likely to have:
Fifty times more chances of getting oral cancer.
Twelve times more likely to die from lung cancer.
Ten times more likely to die from some form of lung disease.
Ten times more likely to die from cancer of the larynx.
Six times more likely to die of heart disease.
Twice as likely to die of a stroke.
And the list goes on & on ?

There is a plethora of evidence-based information on the health hazards of tobacco,
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Hiiii everybody I am students of Mumbai university. In 12 science I am have only one problems of this month I am not focus to my study so how do you complete my study.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Hiiii everybody I am students of Mumbai university. In 12 science I am have only one problems of this month I am not ...
10 Study Tips to Improve Your Learning Study Tip 1: Underlining Underlining is one of the simplest and best known study tips. It’s easy to highlight the most significant parts of what you’re reading. One key sentence per paragraph and a few important phrases here and there. You can only retain a certain amount so it’s best to retain the most important information. Study Tip 2: Make your own note and taking notes is one of the most widespread study skills out there. Essentially the aim of note-taking is to summarise lectures or articles in your own words so you can easily remember the ideas. Study Tip 3: Mind mapping A good Mind map can save you many hours of study and further consolidate your knowledge for your exams. Mind Maps are an extremely versatile tools. They can be used for brainstorming, outlining essays or study topics and for general exam preparation, ExamTime offers the ability to create Mind Maps quickly and easily which makes them the ideal tool when it comes to exams. Study Tip 4: Flash cards:- Using these are a particularly effective method of learning when trying to assimilate different facts, dates, formulas or vocabulary. Subjects such as History, Physics, Maths, Chemistry, Geography or any language are made much easier if you incorporate Flashcards in to your study. Study Tip 5: Case Studies Sometimes it can be difficult to grasp the implications of some theories. This is where studying case studies can be a big help. Case studies can help you visualise a theory and place it in a more familiar and realistic context. This is especially useful in business or law subjects. Study Tip 6: Quizzes are an excellent way to review study notes in the weeks and days before an exam. Quizzes can show where your strengths and weaknesses are, so it allows you to focus your efforts more precisely. Moreover, if you share your Study Quiz with your classmates and test each other as much as possible you can discover even more details and areas you may have overlooked. So before any exam, make sure you create and share a bunch of different Quizzes with your Friends. Study Tip 7: Brainstorming This is another study technique that is ideal for studying with friends and/or classmates. Brainstorming is a great way to expand every possible idea out of any topic. Just get a bunch of friends together and shoot the breeze, there are no wrong answers when brainstorming – just talk and capture the ideas, you can review afterward. Study Tip 8: Mnemonic Rules Mnemonics are especially useful when memorising lists and sets. Mnemonics rules basically work by associating certain concepts with other concepts that are more familiar to us. There are many different ways to make mnemonics and these can be individual to the person. Study Tip 9: ORGANISE your study One of the most effective study skills is also one of the most often overlooked; this is organising your study. Creating a TIME TABLE gives you goals and a time in which to achieve them. Having a study timetable as you study is greatly motivational Study Tip 10: Drawing Many people find it easier to recall images rather than text that is why they are better able to memorise concepts if they associate them with pictures or drawings. If you find answer helpful please click on “helpful” tab for knowing my efforts are useful CONCENTRATION TIPS Here’s some tips to get into a state of deep concentration where work / or studies flow easily so that you can do well in examinations/ and or do your work well. 1) Cut Off the Noise Getting into a state of concentration can take at least fifteen minutes. If you are getting distracted every five, you can’t possibly focus entirely on your work. Request that people don’t interrupt you when working on a big project. If you are required to answer phones and drop-in’s immediately, schedule work when the office is less busy. 2) Structure Your Environment The place you work can have an impact on your ability to focus. Try to locate yourself so you are facing potential distractions such as doors, phones or windows. This way you can take a glance to assess sounds that would otherwise break your focus. 3) Clarify Objectives Know what your goal is clearly before you start. If you aren’t sure what the end result is, the confusion will make it impossible to focus. 4) Divide Blobs. If you have a large project that needs work, clearly identify a path that you will use to get started working on it. If the sequence of actions isn’t obvious, it will be difficult to concentrate. Taking a few minutes to plan not only your end result, but the order you will complete any steps, can save hours in wasted thinking. 5) Know the Rules Get clear on what the guidelines are for the task ahead. What level of quality do you need? What standards do you need to follow? What constraints are there? If the rules aren’t clear from the outset, you will slip out of concentration as you ponder them later. 6) Set a Deadline Deadlines have both advantages and disadvantages when trying to force concentration. A deadline can make it easier to forget the non-essential and speed up your working time. If you give yourself only an hour to design a logo, you will keep it simple and avoid fiddling with extravagant designs. Time limits have disadvantages when they cause you to worry about the time you have left instead of the task itself. 7) Break down Roadblocks Roadblocks occur whenever you hit a tricky problem in your work. This can happen when you run out of ideas or your focus wavers. Break down roadblocks by brainstorming or planning on a piece of paper. Writing out your thought processes can keep you focused even if you might become frustrated. 8) Isolate Yourself Become a hermit and stay away from other people if you want to get work done. Unless your work is based on other people they will only break your focus. Create a private space and refuse to talk to anyone until your work is finished. Put a sign on your door to steer away drop-ins and don’t answer your phone. 9) Healthy Body, Sharper Mind What you put into your body affects the way you concentrate. Nobody would expect peak performance if they showed up drunk to work. But if you allow yourself to get chronic sleep deprivation, overuse stimulants like caffeine or eat dense, fatty foods your concentration will suffer. Try to cut out one of your unhealthy habits for just thirty days to see if there is a difference in your energy levels. I’ve found even small steps can create dramatic changes in my ability to focus. 10) Be Patient Before I write an article, I often sit at my desk for a fifteen or twenty minutes before I put finger on the keyboard. During this time I feel a strong urge to leave or do something else. But I know that if I am patient, I’ll stumble upon an idea to write about and enter a state of flow. Without a little patience, you can’t take advantage of flow when it rushed through you. If you need strong concentration I recommend periods of 90-120 minutes. Any less than that and you will waste too much time getting started before the flow can continue. More than this is possible to sustain focus, but you will probably benefit from a quick break. These are the general guidelines for concentration, studying well or doing your job. Regards.
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