THERE ARE MANY WAYS TO COMBAT DISTRACTIONS. BELOW ARE SOME OF THE BEST STRATEGIES SUMMARIZED TO HELP AVOID DISTRACTIONS: •Rest: The average adult needs between 7-9 hours of sleep. The better rested the brain is you are more likely to stay focused (Sleep Needs n.d.).•Healthy Diet: Maintaining a healthy diet is beneficial to a healthy brain. Eating good brain food assist in brain growth and development (Harvard Health Publishing, n.d.). Some examples of “brain food” may include fish, blueberries, broccoli, eggs, and green tea (Jennings 2017).•Controlling Emotions: Beginning an assignment or task with a healthy emotion can assist in staying on task and a quicker completion. Be positive and show optimism when performing a new task!•Setting a Schedule: Create a time block to sit down and begin a task and have a ending time for completion. If needed, write down notes or set reminders. •Work smarter, not harder: Set a break period to give your brain a break. Layout what you need to accomplish in a step process, and prepare all materials before you begin (Balkhi, 2018). Taking a break may be beneficial to the brain instead of studying non-stop.