Archive for : February, 2016

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This Bad Habit Can make you Smarter

We do it all the time.

We come upon persons who’re far away, deep in thought and oblivious of their surroundings, and we take it upon ourselves to jolt them out of their reverie, often with righteous indignation. (Why not? They’re wasting their lives dreaming up unicorns).

At school, teachers hate it. At work, bosses cannot stand it, and even though we rarely speak of it, we all believe that daydreaming is a sign of laziness, unseriousness and joblessness.

But yet again, science has proven us wrong. (more…)

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4 Battle Strategies to Fight Distractions

Whether we realize it or not, we’re in a battle of supremacy to protect our minds against attention leechers, time suckers and every other form of useless distraction out there.

We’re always trying, with all the willpower we can muster to tear ourselves away from distractions and focus on the things that matter to our progress in life. Whether we succeed or not depends a great deal on what is it we’ve got up our sleeves.

Some have already lost the battle. They swirl through life in a blur, never quite knowing where it is they’re headed or what they’re doing. They wake up to distraction and go to bed with it. It has taken over their minds. (more…)