To Control Your Life, Control What You Pay Attention To
Attention management offers a deliberate approach that puts you back in control, by managing both external and internal factors.
Practicing attention management means fighting back against the distractions and creating opportunities throughout your day to support your priorities.
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It's is the practice of controlling distractions, being present in the moment, finding flow, and maximizing focus, so you can create a life of choice, around things that are important to you.
It is the ability to recognize when your attention is being stolen (or has the potential to be stolen) and to instead keep it focused on the activities you choose.
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