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That might be too obvious, but you only have two strategies here: a) Find a completely noise-free environment. b) Reduce your sensitivity towards noise. While a) is good if you can afford that, most likely you'd already rent a private office or apartment if you could. And even in that circumstances b) is still useful. Human brain is perfectly capable to ...


Buy a pair of headphones. If you can afford it, there are noise-cancelling headphones which actively suppress background noise using interference. I haven't used one regularly, but I hear (pardon the pun) they are very good. If you can't afford it, you can simply play music (instrumental tends to be less distracting) or white noise at a fairly high volume. ...

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