If you are like most people, there have been days where you just can’t seem to focus on your tasks. Between smartphones, constant emails, and a seemingly endless list of tasks, concentrating seems to get harder every single day. In fact, according to researchers at Harvard University, the average person is lost in thought 47% of the time. This can greatly affect productivity and discourage you from completing your daily workload in a timely manner. If you are having trouble concentrating, there are many ways to improve your mental focus both in the moment and long-term. Learn some of these ways you can retrain your brain, even when focusing seems impossible.