Daily Gleanings: Thoughts from Freedom (31 July 2019)

Freedom discusses procrastination. The essay comments helpfully on different types and causes of procrastination, as well as some strategies for overcoming it. Freedom interviews Kathleen Fitzpatrick, Director of Digital Humanities and a Professor of English at Michigan State University. Commenting on how she nurtures focus for deep work, Fitzpatrick says, I spend that first bit of […]

Daily Gleanings: Freedom (22 July 2019)

Freedom interviews Brian Solis about digital distractions and overcoming them to improve your ability to focus. Solis comments, in part, One big side effect of all this tech-based distraction is a compulsion to multitask. I was surprised to learn just how many negative aspects of multitasking there are.  First, let’s cut through one big illusion—it […]