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Scrap multi-tasking. Focus on doing one thing at a time. Focus on in-the-moment unitasking.
Unitasking is the practice of immersing yourself fully in the execution of the present moment. It’s an ability to be more fully aware of questions like:
Unitasking involves training—or practicing—the skill of attention, and doing one thing at a time can help you:
Slow down, pay attention and focus
On a path toward any goal and long-term change, the focus is essential to success.
Think about what’s truly important to you
A stronger skill of focusing your attention means you get to make more conscious choices about what you give your attention to. After all, you have limited attention; where are you going to invest it?
Lower your stress level
Being able to intentionally direct your attention will help you stay calm and productive during your most stressful times.
You can practice unitasking any time, beginning with seemingly simple tasks like taking out the trash, taking a walk, having a conversation, playing with your child, driving, and prepping and eating food.
How can you do those simple tasks without the usual distractions of things like social media, email, or texting?
Whatever moment and task you choose to practice with,
Try to minimize or mentally filter other distractions. Then, when that task is fully done, move on to the next thing.
Where and how do you get distracted?
Expect this to be challenging. Challenging is okay. Anything worthwhile, it seems, involves a challenge, which is a gateway to growth.
When you do run into a challenge or experience some resistance, notice, and name what comes up for you. After all, the practice is not only meant to give each activity our full loving attention, it’s also to build honest self-awareness. If you do that, you’re winning.
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