Monkey Mind: Shifting the Habit of Feeling Distracted Throughout the Day : zen habits - Deepstash

deepstash

Beta

deepstash

Beta

Deepstash brings you key ideas from the most inspiring articles like this one:

Read more efficiently

Save what inspires you

Remember anything

Monkey Mind: Shifting the Habit of Feeling Distracted Throughout the Day : zen habits

https://zenhabits.net/monkey/

zenhabits.net

Monkey Mind: Shifting the Habit of Feeling Distracted Throughout the Day : zen habits
Most people feel busy and distracted throughout the day - calm and focus and a feeling of purpose are fairly rare for most of us. We're jumping from messages to social media to email to quick work tasks to a search for something we're curious about, from dozens of messages to dozens of posts to a couple doze browser tabs.

3

Key Ideas

Save all ideas

Our Monkey Mind

We are constantly distracted throughout the day. Without focusing on anything with a calm, relaxed mind, we keep jumping from messages, to-do lists, social media, and email.
Constantly jumpin...

1277 SAVES


VIEW

A Calm State of Mind

  • The Mind is not an enemy, which needs to be killed, but something to befriend.
  • Creating a calm space inside us can help calm the monkey down. Like a toddler throwing ta...

1263 SAVES


VIEW

Prescription For The Distracted Mind

  1. Meditate in the morning, starting with just 2 minutes.
  2. Provide yourself intentional space for your focused activities, blocking the time slots.
  3. Turn off as ...

1918 SAVES


VIEW