Originally Posted by _SlaveOfAllah_
Wa alaykum assalam,
Try to focus yourself upon the salah before you actually begin. So instead of rushing around, doing you wudhu and immediately beginning prayer, spend a few moments sitting where ever you read salah, perhaps doing some dhikr or reading the Qur'an, or just contemplating.
This gives you time to slow down, gather your concentration for prayer, and it really 'separates' salah from your everyday activities.