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Your Self-Sabotage Survival Guide by Karen Berg

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4Focus

You can’t depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.

—Mark Twain

We live in a world of distractions, no doubt about it. There’s a flurry of activity flitting around us all the time. During the day, we feel obligated to multitask in everything we do in order to get everything done. In fact, even in our quietest hours, there’s “noise.” How many of us find ourselves looking at Facebook, reading through e-mail, or scrolling through our Twitter feeds at night in bed, after already spending so much time behind a screen during the day? When pillow talk means sending an e-mail to your colleague, you know you’re in trouble.

Where’s the time built in to take a breath, clear our minds, chill out, and dream? We don’t take that time, ...

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