It is important to keep your eye on the prize!

The one skill which is valued whether you had a stroke or not is FOCUS! However, a stroke can affect the way your brain understands, organizes, and stores new information. Sometimes new is something you once knew. The severity and localization of the stroke will determine the level of difficulties experienced which varies from person to person. You can improve your level of focus by following these steps.

Writing down your appointments and creating to-do lists can help you to remember & focus.
Make notes of important conversations.
Set alarms, reminders, and memos to remind you to focus throughout the day.

These actions help you to reduce distractions. We are bombarded by a constant flow of information during the process of doing something. Scientists have found that our brains are so primed for this distraction. For example, just seeing our smartphone impairs our ability to focus. We constantly assess whether the information is useful, sufficient, or meaningless. The sheer quantity coming in muddles our assessment of whether we actually need more information to make decisions.

This skill of focus will make you smart or dumb. By following these tips and avoiding distractions, you will be on your way to focus!

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