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- Technology and devices aren’t inherently distracting, says behavioral design expert Nir Eyal. Distraction comes from internal triggers of discomfort.
- So, the answer to avoiding distraction isn’t a total digital detox, but instead developing healthy ways of identifying and coping with these internal triggers.
- Eyal points to three main strategies: reimagining the trigger as a sensation of curiosity, reimagining the task itself, and avoiding self-limiting beliefs regarding your temperament.