We live in a world where stealing our attention is the most profitable business. Yet, knowledge work demands long periods of focused attention to get anything worthwhile done. We must constantly fight to protect our attention from the myriad of digital and physical distractions. Constant distraction is our default state now unless we take active steps to create focus.
@njoseph_1 distraction. Stalling. These are the tactics we see most often. But that’s why we all need to get a grip on the situation , and pay attention to our mental well being
In dhamma traditions, the default state of distraction is called #papanca. As something we continually do to ourselves - even before the media, Madison Avenue, Google ads etc pitch in with malicious intent - handling papanca is basic survival sklills? For me, Christina Feldman engages this in a useful way . . not 'religion', but basic literacy for any person with a mind?
@njoseph_1 appropo. 👏
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