Searching for Distraction

Here is this week’s 1% MORE—4 short prompts using Mind over Tech’s M.O.R.E framework to trigger tiny improvements to your digital habits.

This week's theme is: ⏳ Focus

Mindsets and habits to help manage your time and stay present with whatever you are doing in your digital life.


a trigger to inspire motivation

Author Mark Manson on the value of focus:

“One of the problems of modern society, or the post-Internet age, is that there are so many things bombarding us that we could care about. I think it’s more important than ever to really get clear and focus on what’s worth caring about and what’s just noise or distraction.”


an approach to gather data

Be curious about how instant access to any information creates the conditions to get sidetracked in trivial things


a prompt to inspire change

What would the benefit be to your focus if you could delay the shifting of your attention from the task at hand?


an invitation to disrupt your digital habits

Make a note of things that you want to search online as the thought arises, then find specific times of day to do all of these searches at once.

Until next week,

— Jonathan
Founder of Mind over Tech