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The Art Of Concentration: Enhance Focus, Reduce Stress And Achieve More. We are all overwhelmed with technological input in our daily lives & we are all becoming hyperstimulated & unable to concentrate or relax. This cutting edge personal development book is here to help readers navigate their w...
We check our phones every 12 minutes, often just after waking up. Always-on behaviour is harmful to long-term mental health, and we need to learn to the hit the pause button ...
Medieval monks had a terrible time concentrating. Concentration was their lifelong work! They complained about being overloaded with information. They were frustrated by their desire to stare out of the window or to constantly check to think about food or sex when they were supposed to be thinkin...
Caveat cogitator: the problem of concentration is recursive. Any strategy for sidestepping distraction calls for strategies on sidestepping distraction. When Cassian made one of his simplest recommendations — repeat a psalm over and over, to keep your brain reined in — he knew what he was going t...
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