June 21, 2021

To Deal With Electronics Overload Consider Mindfulness Meditation

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Green added that that constant monitoring of potential sources induces a lot of stress, and in turn messes with a person’s attentional state. Studies have suggested those who let several types of media distract them at once score poorly on attentional tests even when the media sources are gone. These results are bad news for media junkies, because that means their attention to work and relationships suffers, too.
However, previous research has shown that a simple, guided meditation exercise is helpful for those who struggle to maintain their attention. Participants simply count their breaths: nine inhales and exhales.