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How To Focus A Wandering Mind

How To Focus A Wandering Mind

Apr 18, 2015-- "We've all been there. You're slouched in a meeting or a classroom, supposedly paying attention, but your mind has long since wandered off, churning out lists of all the things you need to do -- or that you could be doing if only you weren't stuck here...Suddenly you realize everyone is looking your way expectantly, waiting for an answer. But you're staring blankly, grasping at straws to make a semi-coherent response. The curse of the wandering mind!" In this article, Wendy Hasenkamp takes us on a journey to explore the neuroscience of a wandering mind, and suggests a research-backed and time-tested technique to help bring purpose and focus back into the equation. (95732 reads)


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Take ActionToday, when you realize your mind has wandered far away from where it was supposed to be, don't be hard on yourself. Instead, use it as an opportunity to become more aware of your own mental experience, and gently return your focus to your breath.



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