According to new research, it’s important for us to know our limits when wanting to increase our multi-tasking abilities. It’s also suggested that we leave our devices out of the room or turned off for particularly important tasks. Another good tip is to take breaks when performing multiple tasks at once. It can’t hurt to set your expectations, either.
- People need to learn setting time blocks for multitasking, working on low level activities that does not demand much attention.
- Dr. Gazzaley recommends taking short breaks to refresh and reinvigorate.
- You have to learn how to set expectations for yourself, friends, and family.
“Managing the distracted mind requires light physical activity like taking a walk and getting exposed to nature and restorative mindfulness exercises.”