Have you ever wondered why you are not accomplishing your goals? Then did you get distracted from that thought? Maybe that question answered itself.
It is hard to focus in these days. There are more sources of distraction than ever. Your attention is a commodity now that is traded upon like oil. Are we any better than goldfish?
Honestly, I don’t know why we’re compared to goldfish, but it an interesting finding. No wonder it’s harder to do something nowadays. If we cannot pay attention more than 8 seconds (that’s what the study concluded), it might take longer to finish something. I believe this might be a problem because it can lead to loosing ideas. Did it ever happen to you to start writing something and you had some very interesting ideas and after a while (8 seconds probably), you stopped to check your phone or something and some of those ideas escaped your mind? It happens to me.Is it harder to focus nowadays? by Pointless Overthinking
This is an excerpt from the blog Pointless Overthinking. Read the post. It’s a good, quick read. Then when you’re done, ask yourself whether you are doing anything about it.
What are you doing to stay focused on your goals? What about your kids? You may need some help in this area. That’s where we come in.
If you become proficient in karate, you will be required to focus. Karate requires focus. Once you learn to zone out distractions, you’ll be able to apply this skill in other parts of your life.