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How can I concentrate better on what people are saying?
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Dr. Martha Stark
Psychiatry
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In brief: Anxiety
If you find yourself feeling anxious, uncomfortable, self-conscious, agitated when around people, that will interfere with your capacity to concentrate, focus, remain centered.
If you are tired, eating poorly, not exercising, those could also interfere. Try this. As you listen, think about being able to share with someone else what is being shared with you. That might help you to focus.

In brief: Anxiety
If you find yourself feeling anxious, uncomfortable, self-conscious, agitated when around people, that will interfere with your capacity to concentrate, focus, remain centered.
If you are tired, eating poorly, not exercising, those could also interfere. Try this. As you listen, think about being able to share with someone else what is being shared with you. That might help you to focus.
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