Here’s why meditation makes you more productive

by | Sep 6, 2018 | Meditation/Mindfulness

Here’s why meditation makes you more productive
An excerpt from my new book Hyperfocus: How to Be More Productive in a World of Distraction just went live on Thrive Global’s website! In case you’d like to read it, I’ve posted a snippet and a link to the full article below. 

The research is clear: meditation improves virtually every aspect of how we manage our attention. One primary reason is because the activity increases our working memory capacity—how much information we can mentally hold and process at any one time. A larger working memory means we can think about more in each moment, take on more complex tasks, and process our work and life more deeply. Brain-wise, your working memory capacity is akin to your computer’s RAM (Random Access Memory). Deliberate focus requires working memory—and when it comes to attention management, size matters.

>>> Read the full piece here.

Written by Chris Bailey

Chris Bailey has written hundreds of articles on the subject of productivity and is the author of three books: How to Calm Your Mind, Hyperfocus, and The Productivity Project. His books have been published in more than 40 languages. Chris writes about productivity on this site and speaks to organizations around the globe on how they can become more productive without hating the process.

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