Find focus in a world full of technology and distractions

A blog about my journey to find the perfect balance between technology and mind

Latest blogs

Three of the best TED talks about focus

One way I like to learn about focus is by watching other people's stories. There are many videos online about this subject. In fact, there are so many that finding the right ones can be quite hard. I have...

This is one of the first open plan offices and it is brilliant

Personally, I don't believe in open plan offices. People need to be able focus to work and deliver good quality. But did you know that one of the first open plan offices was built in 1939 and was actually...

Five benefits of keeping a daily journal

One of the habits I try to develop is keeping a daily journal. Not a ‘dear diary’ but just a short record of my day with a few details. I have been doing that now for about six weeks....

Blogs about blogging

The unexpected benefits of starting a blog

One of the most fun ways to really train your ‘focus muscle’ is to start blogging. Because writing a blog requires you to stop and think. It forces you to take your time, sit down and write. You will...

Make your blog a success: use these powerful theories

In this blog I will give you several theories that can help make your blog a success. There are a lot of powerful, proven theories out there that you can use to get off to a good start. I...

Do you recognize these five types of bloggers?

Everybody can start a blog these days. Which is a good thing since it is perfect for training that focus muscle. After reading many of these blogs I discovered that there are basically five types of bloggers. And that...

Blogging tips

Are you thinking about starting a blog? Good for you! Because blogging is a great way to train your 'focus muscle'. Keep reading, because on this page I give you a lot of handy blogging tips and some valuable blogging advice.

Blogs about finding focus at work

My personal productivity setup

There are a lot of apps and tools out there that do nothing but distract you. Thankfully there are also many that actually help you focus and be productive. If you use them right. In this blog I will...

Get into a state of flow and do some great work

Flow is the state in which we are so involved in an activity that nothing else seems to matter. The state of flow is perfect for doing focused work. In this blog I will give you tips on how...

This is one of the first open plan offices and it...

Personally, I don't believe in open plan offices. People need to be able focus to work and deliver good quality. But did you know that one of the first open plan offices was built in 1939 and was actually...

Blogs about healthy habits

How to get back to your healthy habits after your summer...

Summer vacation is a perfect time to step out of the routine and really enjoy yourself. It is alright to pause your good habits for a while and enjoy life, together with the people that are close to you....

Train to use your own off switch

The iconic on/off switch on our electronic devices is slowly disappearing. These days, most devices we own are 'always on'. On standby, constantly spying on us. The switch will never come back. But we can train ourselves to use...

Try these three steps for a perfect body scan meditation

The body scan meditation is a great introduction to the habit of meditation. In our modern civilization we spend much of the day in our heads. Which causes us to feel a bit disconnected from our bodies. With the body...

Blogs about inspiration

Are we all staring into the eye of Sauron?

In daily life we all see the examples of people that are glued to their phones. All captured in their own worlds. Invisible and not really there. What is that thing that is staring back at us? Knowing everything...

myNoise app is great to block out noise

myNoise helps me block out noise with high quality sounds. There are sounds that help me relax and sounds that help me focus. This is how I use the myNoise app. Wy do I use the myNoise app? Silence is...

Three of the best TED talks about focus

One way I like to learn about focus is by watching other people's stories. There are many videos online about this subject. In fact, there are so many that finding the right ones can be quite hard. I have...