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How to Master Time: 5 Steps to Living a Timeless and Powerfully Creative Life

How to Master Time: 5 Steps to Living a Timeless and Powerfully Creative Life | Unplug | Scoop.it
Mastering the precious commodity of time is not as much about the organization of time, but rather, it's much more powerfully about the attitude you hold about yourself and how this attitude affects every happening in your life....
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Number 3. on the list is, Be Present As Much As Possible. When we live hooked to life's distractions the present dissolves and the things of real value are missed.


Each day seems to be gone before we accomplish anything of substance when we avoid mindfulness and instead embrace more and more distractions.


I have a friend who told me with pride that his cell phone either vibrates or dings when he receives a new email. My friend is checking his email many times each hour. I had no response to his good news... Are you hooked on distractions more than you know? Think about it.


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Finding Balance with Extended Reading, Writing and Thinking Time

"The brain is constantly changing and rewiring itself based on the stimulus it receives; in neuroscience, we call this "brain plasticity." As you read each word of this blog, the neural networks of your brain are active in response to the words, as well as the white noise of the air conditioning, the voices next door, the tempting smell of that banana, and the countless other stimuli in the room around you."

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Our focus is derailed by our own minds squirting dopamine at every opportunity and perceived threat that comes along.


Practicing attention and focus will teach our brain that we want to read and write longer without giving into distractions.

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People Want To Be Heard; You Can Learn Listening

People Want To Be Heard; You Can Learn Listening | Unplug | Scoop.it
You can learn listening and finally mindfulness is being used as a tool to help people do just that, listen.
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Listening is an art that needs to be taught in schools at an early age. Listening can be learned if the resources are shifted toward this most important subject...

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