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Focus: A simplicity manifesto in the Age of Distraction

Focus: A simplicity manifesto in the Age of Distraction

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Published by Michael Birk
This book, “focus”, is by Leo Babauta, creator of zen habits and mnmlist. See http://focusmanifesto.com/ for more information, including links to the "Premium" version.

"... at the heart of this simple book lies the key to many of the struggles we face these days, from being productive and achieving our goals, to getting healthy and fit in the face of fast food and inactivity, to finding simplicity and peace amidst chaos and confusion.

That key is itself simple: focus."
This book, “focus”, is by Leo Babauta, creator of zen habits and mnmlist. See http://focusmanifesto.com/ for more information, including links to the "Premium" version.

"... at the heart of this simple book lies the key to many of the struggles we face these days, from being productive and achieving our goals, to getting healthy and fit in the face of fast food and inactivity, to finding simplicity and peace amidst chaos and confusion.

That key is itself simple: focus."

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Published by: Michael Birk on Nov 13, 2010
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focus
 A simplicity manifesto in the Age of Distraction
Leo Babauta
Free Version
 
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about
about ocus
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his book, “focus”, is by Leo Babauta, creator of zen habits and mnmlist.It was written publicly, online, in small bursts, with feedback fromreaders throughout the writing process. It would be much worse withouttheir wonderful help.
dedication
The book is dedicated to my grandfather, Joe Murphy, who lived a lifethat inspired me, and whose death has left a gap in my life ... and to my grandmother, Marianne Murphy, who I love deeply and whose strength andkindness have always pointed the way for me.
uncopyright
 All content of this book are in the public domain. I hereby waive all claimof copyright in this work; it may be used or altered in any manner withoutattribution or notice to the me. Attribution, of course, is appreciated.To clarify, I’m granting full permission to use any content on this site,including the chapters of my book, in any way you like. I release my copyrighton this content. While you are under no obligation to do so, I would appreciate it if yougive me credit for any work of mine that you use, and ideally, link back tothe original. If you feel like spreading a copy of this book, you may do so without payment.
 
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ull version
This is the free version of this ebook, which can also be found atfocusmanifesto.com. The full version of the ebook contains additionalchapters:1. creativity and practicing deep focus2.
nding stillness and reection
3. how to start changes on a broader level4. overcome the fears that stop you from focusing, by Gail Brenner5.
how to create a minimalist workspace to nd focus, by Everett Bogue
6. how to take a digital sabbatical, by Gwen Bell7. life lessons from tea rituals, by Jesse Jacobs8. two ways to focus on the stuff that matters, by Michael Bungay StanierIn addition, the full version contains video how-to lessons, audiointerviews with experts, and bonus guides to help you further learn to focus. You can get the full version at focusmanifesto.com.

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