This week’s flagged reading include stressing less; memory; the little tasks that never seem to get done; and time management.
- This article is aimed at writers, but it has some nuggets for everyone. For example, searching out the silent center: getting to the place of core focus can put you in the groove. 7 Distraction-Fighting Strategies | Psychology Today
- I’m currently reading Cal Newport’s book on deep work, so this article about how to avoid distraction caught my eye. Interestingly, Prof. Newport doesn’t try to get past the distraction…he finds something to take its place. Don’t Fight Distraction. Make It Irrelevant.
- Leo Baubata shares not only what he does about distraction, but what is causing his distraction. He pins most of his down to fear. An Addict’s Guide to Overcoming the Distraction Habit
- Two points from this article caught my eye: the first using a sort of reverse Pomodoro technique to expand the time you can be without technology; the second is about the importance of scheduling social media so that it doesn’t overwhelm you. From Conquering Digital Distraction.
- This article was from a favorite author whom I didn’t know had a blog! And the solution in the article is simple: turn off the email. Fighting Distraction with Focus
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