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Twenty-five Ways to Improve Motivation and Concentration

1. Design an adequate environment for yourself. Check lighting, noise, comfort of furniture, etc., in three or four places to determine which spot works best for you.2. Make sure you have all the tools (i.e. compass, notebook, pens) you need before beginning a study session.3. Choose a regular time to study each day so that you set a pattern for yourself.4. Have a special reminder pad for jotting down extraneous thought that enter your mind while you are studying (e.g. Calling a friend for a lunch date).5. Use a symbol for studying. Choose an item, like a hat, that you put on when, and only when, you are studying or an item that you place on your desk as you study.6. Relax your body before you start studying.7. Relax your body and give yourself an affirmation and/or an image that will motivate you.8. Do some alternate nostril breathing before you begin study. Active-Passive: Do 3 rounds, starting with your active nostril, break 3 rounds starting with you passive nostril, br…