The good thing for you and I is that we can utilize this flaw of the masses to our advantage. When the entire world is full of distracted and unengaged individuals, it is easier than ever to stand out from the crowd. Here are a few ways you can do that.
Ultimately, I decided to give up the state of distractedness from my mission-critical creation projects for Lent. Here are the exact steps I took:
Whether you decided to focus on one job at a time on Single Tasking Day or not, make it a goal to decrease distractions and improve focus and attention. Enjoy accomplishing more, doing a better job on each undertaking, and spending less time on every assignment.
Recent research shows that strengthening willpower is the real secret to the kind of self-control that can help you resist temptations and achieve your goals. The great news is that scientists say strengthening your willpower is not as hard as you might think.
May we all give and receive abundant presence this holiday season.
With the Christmas and New Year period rapidly approaching, I was reminded of a conversation I had had with a friend earlier in January. We had been discussing how the busyness over the Christmas and New Year period can distract us from our true resolutions. And as women this distractional pull is huge as you juggle so much, not only for yourself, but others around you too.
During midterms week, it was almost relieving to have my phone die so I could delay my responses and duties by a couple hours and have that time to focus on studying. But I realized that having good studying habits were void if I didn't have good social media habits!
The mind can get stuck circling the same cognitive pathways over and over. When working on a single problem continuously, you can become fixated on previous solutions. Yet, when you step away from the activity, your mind releases from the fixation and the old pathways fade from your memory.