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9 Counter-intuitive Ways to Improve Concentration and Get More Done

By Monica Nelson The faster our world speeds up, the less we seem to be able to get done. The technology that has come along to help us improve our lives can be just as destructive to accomplishing what we must. One of the problems we face in getting more done is that we can’t seem to concentrate enough to get our tasks done in the time they should take. Instead, we end up spending more time trying to get our focus. If this strikes a chord with you, why not slow down a little to begin with. Or take extra time to do certain rituals that in the long … Continue reading

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Three Forms of Mind Pictures, Harmful or Helpful?

By Monica Nelson Being a creative person has its ups and downs. But one of the problems I find in having a creative mind is the possibility for distraction. Our minds are amazing entities. They are capable of creating pictures and fantasies in great detail and intricacy. But are these mental images that we create harmful or helpful? I wanted to find out. I looked at three different forms of mind pictures to see whether I should indulge or not. Rumination Ruminating is generally a mental replay of a negative situation or circumstance. It is focusing on distressful past events that tend to develop more negativity. This type of mental … Continue reading

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