Maybe It Is Our Willingness To Be Distracted
“Distractions are by-products of a problem. Something outside of you is pulling you away from yourself or a goal.”
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Your brain reacts to the bombardment of environmental stimuli coming its way. But while you’re definitely doing something, you’re rarely achieving your goals.
When you have fewer things to react to or you make it harder to react to them, you’ll be less reactive.
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.
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.
“It’s not the chatter of people around us that is the most powerful distractor, but rather the chatter of our own minds.”