The key to spontaneity is timeboxing, a powerful method for getting things done that involves planning out periods of time each day to focus on distinct tasks.
Suggesting that people need to schedule spontaneity can seem contradictory and weird. But there are a few reasons that make timeboxing a surefire way to make spontaneity happen.
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It may seem counterintuitive, but spontaneity often can’t happen without a bit of advanced planning.
In a 2020 study, 72% of people said they feel happier after a spontaneous act. Those who described themselves as a “spontaneous person” were 40% more likely to consider themselves a “happy p...
People find the idea of timeboxing restrictive as if it’s policing their time. But the truth is, that timeboxing is liberating because it makes more time for spontaneity.
When we’re frazzled and distracted, the joy of spontaneity goes out the window.
If we don’t plan our time, someone...
Making a timeboxed calendar is an important step to becoming Indistractable.
When you know exactly what you want to be doing every moment of the day, then you more easily recognize when distraction is pulling you away from that.
Then, rather than fall victim to the vicious cycle of di...
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