Thanks to constant digital connectivity human attention spans are now less than a goldfish. That’s right, your pet goldfish you won at the county fair can pay attention to something longer than you can. So what can we do when it’s time to buckle down and really focus on work? Luckily for us, there’s a few life hacks for gaining focus. For example, if you unplug yourself (scary, I know) for just 30 minutes, you’ll see your productivity increase since you’re no longer interrupting yourself! But even before you begin, just mentally preparing yourself for the task ahead can help! Take few deep breaths and let your body calm down before you begin working. Check out some more tips on how to increase your focus and get a leg up on goldfish around the world: