Nir Eyal agrees and shares several clever time-management strategies to help us stay better focused. Here is a short list of ways to reduce distraction when working on the computer: Use one screen, one browser window, and one computer program at a time. Peeling back another layer, Eyal reminds us to keep our physical and virtual desktop tidy.
If you are looking for easy strategies that increase your ability to concentrate, Eyal recommends exercise, meditation, and spending time in nature as they can all help boost cognitive control.
To hear more of Nir Eyal ideas, view his timeless talk 'Indistractable: How to Master the Skill of the Century' at the Habit Summit, where he describes a new model for managing distraction.
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