Need to bill 47 hours/week for the next 3 weeks. I have the work just nervous about staying focused. When I get stressed I check out/lose time. Anyone have any good tips?

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No real tips but I’m in the same boat. I plan to use the “do not disturb” setting on my phone religiously, and schedule breaks so that I don’t sink hours stress-calculating my updated hour targets and doom scrolling. The finish line is in sight we can do this 💪


Don’t forget to take small breaks, but try to time them. Do something you really enjoy for that five minutes or fifteen minutes or whatever. You have to have that reward and anticipation of the next one to stay on task.

My dad once went on a diet where he ate a Twinkie every night - but only if he made healthy decisions all day. He lost a good deal of weight doing that. You can’t completely deprive yourself of all joy. It doesn’t work. He made good decisions all day in anticipation of that Twinkie he would eat in the evening.

Order dinner delivered to your house or work to stay in your seat and not lose the momentum in the evening.

There is an app called Calm ( on your computer) that has very zen scenes and music. I find it helps me focus. If you have three monitors then put the Calm scene on one so you have that serenity you can look at if you’re frustrated.


Solidarity. I’m at needing 55 hours a week. It sounds weird but I’ve been listening to subliminal focus music on YouTube while I work. I feel it helps even if it’s just a placebo.


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nice I needed another distraction


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