Focus, Attention and Habits, Oh My

“The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.” William James

What we do daily adds up for better or worse. Focusing on the right things makes our life meaningful and brings daily joy. Forming and sticking with new habits are key to our long-term success in going in the direction we choose for ourselves. Keep it simple by starting with one habit at a time so your effort is sustainable and lasting.

“All day long, you are selectively paying attention to something, and much more often than you may suspect, you can take charge of this process to good effect. Indeed, your ability to focus on this and suppress that is the key to controlling your experience and, ultimately, your well-being.”― Winifred Gallagher, Rapt: Attention and the Focused Life

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