Origin: a Latin derivative
meaning "Gift of the Earth."
Accomplishing anything requires focus. Ironically, it can feel hard to focus when you need to buckle down and concentrate the most.
Your environment influences your ability to focus and produce high-quality work. For example, an organized, clutter-free space can promote a sense of order and calm, allowing you to dive into the task at hand without feeling overwhelmed. Comfortable seating, adequate lighting, and pleasant temperatures can also contribute to concentration and creativity.
Distractions like social media notifications, text alerts, and surrounding noises can derail even the most disciplined work sessions. Intentionally creating a distraction-free zone and silencing non-essential notifications will help you carve out dedicated periods of uninterrupted focus, leading to higher-quality work, heightened creativity, and augmented problem-solving abilities.
Your workspace sets the stage for improved concentration and contributes to a positive mental state. By proactively managing the elements of your environment and minimizing potential distractions, you can achieve your goals with greater efficiency and effectiveness.
As mentioned, your workspace affects your focus. Choose a room or location and open the drapes, adjust the lighting, and find the perfect setting on your chair 15 minutes before you start working. Ensure everything you need to properly concentrate is in place.
Next, tailor your workspace atmosphere with doTERRA essential oils and a diffuser. Try the following essential oils by themselves or combined in a blend:
Turning off or putting away electronics and keeping your space clutter-free are surefire ways to boost your focus. You can also level up your attention span with InTune® and Thinker®. Formulated with earthy and uplifting essential oils that are known to create calming environments, these two essential oil blends are excellent additions to dedicated focus spaces.
Roll InTune or Thinker on your temples and neck before starting a task or when afternoon doldrums eat away at your attention.
With an ideal environment and limited distractions, you’re ready to concentrate on the day ahead! Staying on task is much easier when you prepare and make adjustments that set you up for successful productivity.
Did you know essential oils can tailor your environment for other activities too? Read this article about how you can use essential oils at night to create the perfect bedtime routine!