Ever since the early 2010s, people have been warning of the “age of distraction.” It’s no longer a warning. We’re definitely living through the Distraction Age.
The start of the 2020s has shown all of us how draining it can be to deal with distractions.
It’s no surprise so many of us feel chronically drained. There’s so much information we have to process and so many things we have to adjust to.
On top of that, it seems like there’s even more uncertainty when it comes to the economy, health care, and the rising cost of living.
Let’s not talk about the things we can’t control. Let’s focus on the only thing that’s inside your control: You.
In this article, I’m sharing how I’ve adjusted my existing productivity strategy and how you can use these insights to improve yourself in an age of distraction.
Let’s say you’ve been feeling unproductive for a while. You’re frustrated that your tasks are piling up, bills are left unpaid, and you’re feeling tired all the time. When this happens, people keep doing the same things hoping for a different outcome. They think “it’s […]
I was recently talking to one of my students who took my course on productivity and overcoming procrastination. She mentioned that she wanted to start a blog for 10 years! But she never took any action. And she eventually wanted to give up her goal. […]
The following quote is 2000 years old. But it seems like it’s about today’s world: “Most of what passes for legitimate entertainment is inferior or foolish and only caters to or exploits people’s weakness.” That’s from the Stoic philosopher Epictetus. It couldn’t be more telling […]