- by C.C.
Write down your distractions by hand
The first step toward eliminating distractions is identifying them. And when you do identify what’s causing you to procrastinate, writing down those things can help you compartmentalize and eliminate what’s taking up your time.
Just make sure that you’re using a pen and paper over your laptop when you write down what’s on your mind: In 2014, researchers at Princeton University and UCLA found that writing things down by hand was more conducive to information retention and focusing than typing on a computer.