Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life


“An individual’s level of self-compassion had a greater effect on whether they would develop anxiety and depression than all the usual things that tend to screw up people’s lives, like traumatic life events, a family history of mental illness, low social status, or a lack of social support.”


The book explores internal and external distractors and offers various techniques to deal with them in order to become laser-focused.


KEY TAKEAWAYS:

1. In order to manage internal distractors, we need to learn to think differently about the trigger, the task, and our response to the trigger.

2. The key to becoming indistractable is finding the root cause of distraction.

3. Being indistractable means striving to do what you say you will do.


READ IF: You are curious to better understand what causes distraction and how to get a handle on it.