Tag: Cal Newport

Regaining Focus: A Review of Deep Work by Cal Newport

Previously Published in the Hughson Chronicle-Denair Dispatch   It’s hard to focus. I sit down to begin our homeschool day with one child. The washing machine cycle finishes and beeps until I attend to it. The littlest one needs a diaper change. I hang the clothes on the clothesline, sit

Social Media: to use or not to use

This is worth thinking about. I was most struck by the research outcomes that found living with distracted attention through social media can have long-term effects on concentration. I see when I take too much time off from reading books and spend it instead on the computer. Watch the video

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