perpetual student of media, society, and life. also, a photographer.
So Mihaly figures out that task switching utterly devastates your productivity. Something as mundane as getting a text message about dinner will completely wipe out all those things you’re juggling in your working memory. It will knock you out of your flow state.
The biggest most impactful thing you can do to is to minimise your distractions — at least for part of the day. You will be able to do more within the same amount of hours. Of course I am not arguing to complete…
If you’re primarily motivated by what you can get from something, then once you get that thing, your motivation will be gone.