If You Want To Focus More, Never Try Harder, Science Says

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Rebecca Beris from Lifehack identifies some really interesting science about maintaining focus and willpower in this re-blog:

If You Want To Focus More, Never Try Harder, Science Says

Take a look and let me know what you think…does this make sense to you? I’m definitely going to try her suggested approach to see if I’m more successful in my everyday pursuits.

Often when we try to focus on a task or avoid temptation we try to use all our willpower. We invest all our energy into concentrating on one thing or not thinking about the temptation. However, a study has shown that when we do this we deplete our willpower. The harder we try the more we end up fatigued and out of strength…


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