Modern life has made it increasingly difficult to focus on a single task. We know that brain-powered activities like reading, meditating, and even daydreaming have high value. But be honest: when was the last time you successfully read anything for half an hour without checking your messages?
If you feel like your attention span has been shrinking, you’re definitely not alone. More importantly, it’s not your fault. Since the rise of the internet, in particular, many people have been finding it hard to concentrate.
Here’s the good news: researchers have identified 12 factors that impair the human capacity to focus. The attention crisis can be alleviated if you target even a few of these areas in your own day-to-day life.
Learn more about how you can reclaim your brain space with our Instaread on Stolen Focus.