Have you ever picked up your phone and the next thing you know, 30 minutes have passed? Or perhaps, purchased something you didn’t really need with just one click through your favorite shopping app? Maybe you’ve sat down at the computer to work—only to spend the first 20 minutes on Facebook.
If these situations sound familiar, you’re not alone. If you’re like most Break the Twitch readers, you’ve recognized these tiny distractions and are working to change them. There’s a simple concept I’ve used over the last five years that’s helped with these distractions.
I call it intentional friction, and it’s a total game-changer if you’re trying to improve your focus and get less distracted day-to-day.
Five years ago, I was at my desk writing a blog post as the Marketing Director of a nonprofit. A coworker came by my office, interrupted me, and what happened next literally changed my life forever.[Read more…] about Why Intentional Friction Is A Game-Changer