And you can also learn to let go of the things that would otherwise distract
you from positive, productive thoughts and efforts.
Calling or stroking a guide dog without permission could distract
it from its job of safely providing its owner with mobility, freedom and independence.
The CEO tax return declaration will distract
CEOs from activities, including corporate governance, where their expertise is best used.
The real threat is that a society will use its technology to put itself to sleep, that we will distract
ourselves from the reality around us by inventing a dream world that makes us feel good about ourselves.
It may not distract
the singer but it certainly distracts
But kids who can distract
themselves with a simple paper toy--the unfurling "party blower" ubiquitous at New Year's Eve and birthday celebrations -- are less likely to cry or struggle when a nurse or doctor must draw blood or administer chemotherapy, Jacobsen reports.