Do we need distractions to focus?

The Right Kind of Break

The Raw Materials

There is a healthy but quite frustrating tension between concentration and diversion.
The time invested in diversion is not a break taken from concentrating on what matters: it’s an essential step we need to sustain and strengthen our thinking capacities.

From The Corridor To The Woods

Take control of your distractions, make sure that they are interesting enough, and allow yourself to randomly explore new insights.
You will feel the difference next time you’ll take a break from that document you need to deliver.

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