How can I stay focused while doing homework?

Charles J. Sophy, MD
Adolescent Medicine

While doing homework, you can stay focused by…

a) Identifying a consistently quiet spot away from the noises and voices, heavy and busy traffic, interruptions and distractions by people around you, example, working behind a cubicle in the library;

b) Playing music that is conducive to focusing on your homework;

c) Exercising regular breaks to recharge, refresh and refocus;

d) Rewarding yourself with some fun activities upon successful completion of your homework.

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