Learning To Focus: A Journey In Meditation

One of the biggest problems I had throughout the day was that I had trouble finishing one task before I found myself beginning to do something else.Meditation

And these tasks tended to stack up. By the end of the week, I would have about a dozen things to do that have all been started but all unfinished.

Clearly, this is not how to get things done.

One of the first things I did was go back to two articles on the powers of meditation that I read on the NY Times some time ago. According to these articles, people who made it a habit to meditate tended have sharper focus than people who did not.

Read about it here and here.

Well, this definitely sounded interesting. So I thought that it was worth a try!

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Killing Distractions: My Quest to Get Things Done

I bet you have had days when you simply couldn’t get anything done.

Maybe you spent too much time watching your Facebook feed, or maybe you couldnt find a way to peel yourself away from reading your favorite blog.

Or maybe you have found yourself working on a task when suddenly a new idea takes shape in your mind. Not wanting to lose the inspiration, you immediately set out on this new task, leaving the previous one unfinished.

Nothing gets accomplished.

A combination of a lack of focus and bad habits can really put a dent in your productivity.

Well, some days ago, as I prepared to leave work, I decided that enough was enough. I seriously needed to get rid of all the distractions that was keeping me from hitting my targets.

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