A Sense We Should Be Doing Something Else

Our attention is highly fractured and leads to a constant feeling of restlessness. To quote author Rebecca Solnit, “a sense that we should be doing something else, no matter what we are doing.”

Technology is high on the list of things to blame. The internet drastically increased the speed and access of information, hastening the news cycle. Social media means FOMO of your peers. Connectivity of devices like a cell phone, vie for attention with a drip feed of notifications.

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