Lightweight Hack to Get Attention Back When You Need It

[Nice lightweight hack to get some attention back from your devices when it’s crucial you focus](https://www.calnewport.com/blog/2019/12/06/the-advice-i-gave-my-students/). > I suggested that my students try this for one week while studying for their exams. I further suggested that they actually record on a calendar or in a journal whether or not they succeeded in following the rule 100% for the day. One slip to check social media, or glance at email, or look up a website, and they don’t get to mark the day as a success. > I suggested that my students try this for one week while studying for their exams. I further suggested that they actually record on a calendar or in a journal whether or not they succeeded in following the rule 100% for the day. One slip to check social media, or glance at email, or look up a website, and they don’t get to mark the day as a success