1. The Paradox of Focus
The number one reason why I fail to achieve all of my dreams is...
Lack of focus!
My mind drifts from this, that, and the other thing. I forget what is most important; I forget to plan; I forget to do basic care-taking of myself. Of course, this is only natural - I'm a human after all, not a computer.
Paradoxically, the number one reason why I am able to dream up anything at all is lack of focus. My imagination automatically conjures up images of a better life, success, and a happy future. This is the creative faculty of my subconscious mind projecting deep desires into my conscious mind.
2. What is Laser-Beam Focus?
All of my successes, without exception, have been the result of some amount of laser-beam focus. Laser-beam focus is intense, concentrated streamlining of thoughts and energy. It's those moments when we become "in the zone" and hit the sweet spot of efficiency and effectiveness, whether it's performing on stage, playing a sport, or writing a story. While at times this kind of focus spontaneously occurs, we do have the ability to create the conditions for laser-beam focus, thus allowing us to choose at will when in-the-zone moments will come.
3. Making it Happen
Perhaps this all seems complex, but it's extremely basic and easy. Here are some techniques to create laser-beam focus...
Ethan Small has been posting to Friendly Warrior since 2013 with his experiences and wisdom to inspire others to improve their quality of life.
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