Excellent tips! I use most of these already, and I can guarantee they work.
Depending on my mood, lyrical music sometimes helps me focus better, strangely. (RED is one of my favorites.) That said, I just contributed some of my favorite instrumental albums to your soundtrack repo. (Seriously, go listen through Kai Engel, Sergey Cheremisinov, Andrew Seistrup, and Aaron Mist on FreeMusicArchive. Unbelievable stuff!)
I detailed some of my distraction-busting strategies in Attack of the Focus Leeches, which mirrors many of these tips.
Unfortunately, Hamster Time Tracker, which I used to rely on, is something of vaporware now. Time to build my own, I suppose. ;)
Thanks for sharing awesome those soundtracks. 😊
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