Cutting Out Distractions Can Help

cold distractions light noise Oct 04, 2019

At any given time, our senses are being bombarded by distractions. Sights, sounds, smells: all kinds of sensory stimuli and intrusions on our minds, vying for attention daily. Being able to cut out distractions is a valuable tool that gives you the edge in avoiding and combating fatigue.

1. Be aware of the distractions. Many people go through life bumping up against sensory distractions, unaware of the impact it is having on them. A young boy would oftentimes get in trouble every time his family took him out for Chinese food. No matter how much effort his family put into setting limits for him and warning him to behave, he would always end up ruining the evening with an outburst. It turned out that the vibrant orange colour of the walls in their local Chinese restaurant was causing this small boy to become distracted and overwhelmed. The only way he knew how to let off the steam of his sensory discomfort was to act out.

Another woman found herself frequently feeling angry at...

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