Click of the Wrist – After the Holiday

Victoria Day weekend is a pleasant respite from the busyness of term papers, finals, and thesis drafts, but coming off that vacation high makes it all the harder to buckle down and get to work. If you’ve had difficulty focusing this week, these resources might help you get back on track:

Focus Online
The Internet is often blamed for causing lack of focus, but it doesn’t have to be a stumbling block. This article reviews some great productivity tools and apps that can help you focus by limiting your access to distracting websites, rewarding you for blocks of time spent working, and more.

A Peaceful Mind
Some psychologists argue that focus needs to start internally rather than externally. From meditation to mind mapping, these apps will help you develop mindfulness, lower stress, and?as a result?focus better.

Back on Track
Is it the vacation that threw you off track?or was that just symptomatic of a lack of life balance? This excellent article offers sound advice for those who may be struggling to achieve their goals.