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It has to do with focus and allows us to accomplish everything we want to do in a smaller amount of time, so we have more time for what’s actually meaningful to us.
Because being able to focus on things, we see more meaning in them.
Learning to live with more boredom makes it easier for you to really feel present in every aspect of your life: work, relationships, and whatever else you want to do with your time that doesn't involve mindless scrolling on social media.
The way we define the concept of "productivity" really influences our perception.
For a lot of people, this word suggests something cold and corporate, that speaks about efficiency and becoming a robot.
We’re perfectly productive when we accomplish what we intend to do.
An intention for a day could be to write a few pages. And if we accomplish that, we’re perfectly productive. An intention for a day could also be to watch five episodes of a TV show and just relax. If we accompli...
So we shouldn’t be hard on ourselves.
There’s a mechanism embedded within our mind’s prefrontal cortex called the novelty bias, whereby, for every new, novel thing we direct our attention at, our mind rewards us with a hit of dopamine
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Studies show we can work for an average of just forty seconds in front of a computer before we’re either distracted or interrupted. (Needless to say, we do our best work when we attend to a task for a lot longer than forty seconds.)
We all are distracted by something else a...
This ‘21st-century Syndrome’ is due to two factors:
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It's not just about fewer distractions but also about the mind being less stimulated.
If we are distracted in each moment, those moments of overstimulation add up to create a life that feels overwhelming
Scatter focus - let your mind deliberately wa...
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