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How to “Get In The Zone” and Concentrate on a Task

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Whether you’re a blogger, a novelist, a musician or even a professional athlete we all know when we’re “in the zone” and when we’re simply struggling to go through the motions. We also know that when we’re in the zone, we’re performing at our highest level and will end up with our best results. Everyone is different so there isn’t a specific set of requirements to get yourself into the zone, however, there are a few guidelines that you can use to pilot yourself into producing high quality content and work as efficiently as possible.

What is “The Zone”?

The zone is a state of mind. It is a state of mind where ideas flow freely and, in the case of blogging, the words seem to write themselves without any input from the actual user.

Here are a few advantages of “being in the zone”:

  • Better Quality Content and Work
  • Content is Produced More Quickly
  • Enjoyment of the Activity Itself is Increased
  • Passion is Evoked

Guidelines for “Getting Into The Zone”:

  • Minimize Possible Distractions

  • Isolate Yourself

  • Listen to Music

  • Prepare Your Work Area

  • Don’t Think Too Hard!

As I said earlier, everyone is different so there is no specific steps you can take to get into the zone. Hopefully the above guidelines will help you out. Don’t be afraid to alter my suggestions to better fit your personality and work style. It really comes down to making yourself comfortable and acheiving the right state of mind to produce your best work. If you have any other suggestions, please, let me know in the comments.

Good luck!

Anson Alexander

I am an author, digital educator and content marketer. I record, edit, and publish content for AnsonAlex.com, provide technical and business services to clients and am an avid self-learner. I have also authored several digital marketing and business courses for LinkedIn Learning (previously Lynda.com).

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