In my previous post on The Art of Single Tasking, I set a challenge for myself to practice single tasking rather than multitasking. You can read about it here.
I have now been on my challenge for about 2 weeks now and have noticed a big shift in my productivity and the way I feel throughout the day. I have been able to get so much more done by simply acting with intention. In addition, I have found that I now go about my day with more clarity, gratitude and a calmer demeanour.
One of the surprising things that has come out from this little experiment is that I have felt like I am able to let some things go - simply because I recognise how a lot of things can add complication and unnecessary stress to my life, which detracts my energy from doing the things that really matter.
So, in a way, single tasking is about creating a more minimalist lifestyle with more thought behind each action.
During my 2 weeks, I have noticed that there are a number of tasks where I would subconsciously default into multi-tasking mode. There were specific tasks (such as breakfast, commuting to work, etc) where I would always feel the need to multi-task because I had succumbed to this habit overtime.Read More