How to Ignore Distractions and Consistently Enter Flow States

Flow: deep enjoyment, creativity, and a total involvement with life.

Most people can’t remember the last time they entered a flow state.

Learn When You Are Primed for Flow States, Then Always Act.

Remove Emotional Blockages For Optimal Performance

Ignoring Distractions is a Conscious Choice

“Network tools [social media, email, the Internet] are distracting us from work that requires unbroken concentration, while simultaneously degrading our capacity to remain focused.”

The routine of the majority is to wake up and immediately check their phone. Their email, notifications, the news, and social media dictate their thoughts.

Reinvest Your Free Time Into Learning and Growing

“On the job people feel skillful and challenged, and therefore feel more happy, strong, creative, and satisfied. In their free time people feel that there is generally not much to do and their skills are not being used, and therefore they tend to feel more sad, weak, dull, and dissatisfied. Yet they would like to work less and spend more time in leisure.”

Csikszentmihalyi is saying work is a positive environment because there are specific goals and priorities that naturally keep you focused.

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The Most Important Lesson I Learned From 12-Step Therapy

Throughout my years of therapy and work in 12-step program environments for my addictive behaviors, I discovered a key factor about ignoring distraction.

In Conclusion

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