top of page

The Law of Distraction

The Law of Distraction states that anything can divert our attention if we allow it. In our distracting modern world, we forget tasks, procrastinate, and lose sight of goals. To overcome this, McBane advises reinforcing desires daily, trusting in our ability to succeed, and taking practical steps: putting devices down, practicing breathwork, self-reflecting on purpose, and learning to say "no" to non-essential distractions. Create notifications reminding you to avoid unimportant interruptions. Building new thought patterns fortifies focus. Though uncomfortable initially, exercising this "muscle" of clarity empowers us to live with less distraction.


1 view0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

The State of the Culture, 2024

In 2024, the biggest part of the culture economy is distraction - endlessly scrolling through short videos, images and posts designed to grab your attention for a few seconds at a time. Major tech com

Wandering mind not a happy mind

Back in 2010, Harvard researchers Matthew Killingsworth and Daniel Gilbert found that we pay attention to our present tasks 53% of the time and are distracted by mind wandering the other 47%. Accordin

‘Distracted’ and the Fragmentation of Attention

Back in 2008, author Maggie Jackson warned that our obsession with digital devices could damage our ability to focus and think deeply. Fast forward to 2024 - studies prove she was right. Teens who con

Commentaires


bottom of page