How to stay focused on study: 8 internal distractions and how to avoid them

Not all study distractions consist of pets, friends or Facebook. It’s not unusual for students to encounter internal study distractions such as anxiety, self-doubt, or hunger, which can easily stop you from completing a productive and effective study sesh. To help you overcome some of the most common types of internal distractions, we’ve detailed how to identify and overcome 8 of them. 

If these internal distractions are making you your own worst enemy when it comes to study and you’d like to talk to someone about further strategies to overcome them, contact USQ’s Student Services team for a free and confidential chat. 

For more tips on how to overcome bad study habits such as procrastination, negativity and obsession and to learn the secret to staying motivated when it comes to study, check out USQ’s Social Hub.

Last modified: March 2017