I absolutely adore the Internet, but there’s no doubt it has led to more distraction than ever.
I can see this in myself, and in watching everyone else around me: constant use of laptops, switching between browser tabs, checking things on iPhones, typing in a message here and there … we all do it.
But it’s not a good formula for getting things done.
We may feel productive when we’re constantly switching between things, constantly doing something, but in all honesty, we’re not.
We’re just distracted.
A friend recently told me she thinks she has a problem: it’s hard to get work done, or focus on anything at all, with all of the distractions. In truth, we all have this problem.
We’re all suffering from Distraction Syndrome.
This causes people not to be able to study for class, to get important or difficult work done, to create, to be mindful throughout their day.
So what’s the cure for Distraction Syndrome?
Here’s what works for me: [Read more…] about The Cure for Your Distraction Syndrome