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How I Stay Focused (and Extra Sparkly) - Anika May
Staying focused as a blogger can be really difficult. I often find I’m trying to work hard but really can’t focus (or stay extra sparkly) when I need to. Through spending time in different jobs, working from home and blogging full-time, I’ve figured out a few ways I can stay focused and complete a task in good time. Get organised For me, the day starts with making my bed. If my bed isn’t made and looking all tumblr-worthy, my day just can’t begin properly. If I leave the house and return home to a messy bed, I somehow feel even more exhausted and don’t even want to jump in! Cleaning my desk before I leave the office also ensures a good start the next morning. It’s also really easy for me to get lost in notebooks upon notebooks of scrap paper and post ideas. Narrowing everything down to one book, or even just my phone stops the overwhelming feelings crawling in. An organised space is a huge essential for staying focused. If I’m at home, this is easy to fix. But I also check to see whether or not a cafe or coffee shop is tidy because mess = stress. …