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The Distraction Trap by Frances Booth

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CHAPTER 7

Tools and methods (productivity tips)

This is the Information Age, which does not always mean information in our brains. We sometimes feel that it means information whistling by our ears at light speed, too fast to be absorbed. JAMES GLEICK

THE BIGGEST TOOL AT YOUR disposal in fighting digital distraction is willpower.

But, for even the most focused among us, there are points when this wanes.

When that happens, it’s useful to be able to trick yourself into staying focused.

Different things work for different people. And what works one day might not work another day in a different situation, so keep a couple of ideas as a backup.

These methods include using technology, relaxation techniques and goal setting. Hopefully there is ...

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