I’ve been thinking a lot about time and attention lately. They are two of the most valuable personal resources we have, and finding the best way to combine them into daily productive outcomes affects a lot of what I find myself writing about here.
It’s hard to think about attention without thinking of its biggest enemy: distraction. What distracts us from being attentive most? Is it the screens in front of us? Is it the little thoughts that keep popping up in our minds or buzzing notifications on our phones?
(I’m sorry, can you repeat the question? I wasn’t listening.)