“Time is what we want most, but what we use worst.” – William Penn
Do you ever feel too busy and wish that you could train your brain to focus more?
This month in The Elevated Life Club, the topic is all about time management and how to take charge of it because if you can’t manage your time, nothing ever really gets done.
In this episode of The Elevated Life podcast, we’re sharing “How to Train Your Brain to Focus More and Be Distracted Less” so that you can stay focused when we live in a distraction filled world. If you struggle with time management and get distracted easily, this episode is for you!
Tune in to hear:
✨ How to stop spending all of your time on social media
✨ Why your brain is currently wired for distraction
✨ What you can do to break up your day you can have time for work and play
✨ How to determine what your main priorities are
How to Train Your Brain to Focus More and Be Distracted Less
Time Yourself on Social Media
The second that you find yourself on social media, set a timer so that you have a specific amount that you pre agree to and then log off. This way, you don’t turn a few minutes of distraction into 30 minutes and then forget what you’re doing.
Do What’s Most Important First
When you schedule your priorities first, everything else feels like a piece of cake or a bonus. It just feels so much better when you get it out of the way. Then you have the whole rest of the day to get to other tasks that maybe you were distracting yourself with.
Take a Break Every Hour
We’re not meant to sit in a chair all day long, even though that’s what many of us do. Every 50 minutes, go take 10 minutes for a break and to walk around. Make sure that you’re taking a break because you’ll be so much more productive when you come back.
Highlights from this episode:
(00:47) How to stop wasting your time on social media.
(04:10) The idea of rewilding.
(04:54) If you’re not training your brain to focus, you’re wired for distraction.
(05:34) The next thing that you can do to stay focused.
(07:33) Why all of your training for time management starts within your daily routines.
(10:46) The third tip for beating distraction.
(12:30) Why you need to focus on your systems when setting goals.
(15:13) Time management is the card to a happy and fulfilled life.
(17:52) What topic would you like to have all of the knowledge on?
(19:45) Be present in the moment because the distractions will be never-ending.
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THE ELEVATED LIFE CLUB
Do you ever feel too busy; overwhelmed with everything you have to do – like there simply isn’t enough time in the day?
Do you ever wonder why some people seem to get so much more done? After all, everyone has the same 24 hours per day, right?
Time isn’t just hours in the day though. It’s your life.
And how you take charge of it, guard it, and use it determines whether you stay stuck in the trenches of joyless tasks and allow people to suck your energy or take charge and command and conquer your day.
You can have some of the best willpower, motivation, goal setting techniques, and decision making, but if you can’t manage your time, nothing ever really gets done.
That’s why we cannot wait to help you take back control of your clock (and life) in the Ruthless Time Management Masterclass
The mindset to succeed in the new always-connected world
How to identify and shutdown “Time Vampires”
Why you need to stop spending your time and start investing it
How to create more energy and more time for friends, family, relaxation and anything else you want to do
A counter-intuitive technique to stay focused and beat distraction
How to use mini-recharges to double your productivity
Plus 3 powerful, guided meditations to integrate all the training