Enhance Your Focus: Guidelines and Examples for Mastering Concentration
Copyright Carter McNamara, Authenticity Consulting, LLC
Sections on This Topic Include
- What is Concentration?
- Causes of Poor Concentration
- Test – How Well Do You Concentrate?
- Strategies to Improve Your Concentration
- Creative Thinking
- Critical Thinking
- Systems Thinking
- Strategic Thinking
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What is Concentration
As we try to deal with the increasing amount of information in the world and increasing demands on our time, it becomes increasingly difficult to concentrate. As a result, it seems we’re increasingly hearing the word “concentration”, or similar words like focusing the mind, controlling the mind, and mindfulness. But as often as we hear the word concentration, what is it really?
“Concentration is the ability to direct one’s attention in accordance with one’s will. It means control of the attention. It is the ability to focus the mind on one subject, object or thought, and at the same time
exclude from the mind every other unrelated thoughts, ideas, feelings and sensations” … “Concentration is a state, in which one’s whole attention is engrossed in one thing only, and being oblivious to everything else. During concentration, the mind focuses on the object of concentration,
and only one thought occupies the mind. The whole energy of the mind becomes concentrated on this one thought.”– Remez Sasson in the article What is Concentration?
Causes of Poor Concentration
- Are We Losing The Skills Of Thinking And Concentration?
- Difficulty Concentrating: Symptoms & Signs
- Lack of Concentration: Why It’s a Symptom, Not a Cause
Test – How Well Do You Concentrate?
Take this online test and decide how well you concentrate.
Consider the strategies in the following section.
Strategies to Improve Your Concentration
As with any skill, it takes practice. First, you get new information about how something could be done and then you practice applying that information.
- 5 Tips to Improve Your Concentration
- Concentration Exercises for Training the Mind
- Learn How to Concentrate: It’s A Skill You Can Master
- Concentrating While Studying
- Your Concentration Training Program: 11 Exercises That Will Strengthen Your Attention
- How to Improve Concentration While Reading And Avoid Rereading
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