Did you know the human brain can’t think of two things at the same time? Try it. Try to think of an elephant and a dog at the same time. Your mind is quickly going back and forth between the two animals. When it seems people are thinking about 2 or more things at one time, the brain is actually quickly (or not so quickly) shifting back and forth. Do you think this can affect how we perform?
For example, if you are trying to text and do homework, the quality of one or both of those two “performances” will suffer. If you are focusing on what other people are thinking while trying to focus on shooting a basket, your shot will suffer. If you are trying to play guitar and play a video game at the same time, one or both of those “performances” will suffer. Now, there are certain things that become so habitually engrained in your mind that you can actually do 2 things at once only because you are not actively thinking about one of them. For example, dribbling a basketball and running. But, for the most part, you need to focus on the task at hand in order for the mind to pay attention to the right thing at the right time.
So, if performing your best at something is important then you need to focus on that particular task. Anything else you are focusing on besides the task at hand will take away from the quality of your performance. All of the Higher Power Mind skills in the Attention Control LESSON will help you focus on the right thing at the right time; particularly the wiN skill.
Dear God, I pray that everyone who reads this gets a word or idea that will encourage them or others.