Organize Your Mind to Organize Your Life

An organized mind can enable you to fully engage in a health-giving lifestyle. And the reverse is also true -- the symptoms of a disorganized mind, such as impulsivity, chronic negativity, high stress and multitasking, all correlate with higher weight.

Writing for CNN, Dr. Paul Hammerness and Margaret Moore, co-authors of "Organize Your Mind, Organize Your Life," list six ways to attain a calm, wise, positive, strategic perspective.

  1. Tame your frenzy: Before you can focus your attention, you need to take charge of your worry, anger, sadness, and irritation.
  2. Sustain your focus: Once your mind is calm, identify one task and one task only.
  3. Apply the brakes: Your focused brain also needs to be able to stop when necessary.
  4. Access your working memory: Accessing your short-term memory helps you problem-solve and generate new ideas and insights.
  5. Shift sets: When you focus on a new task, move all of your attention to it and give it your undivided attention.
  6. Connect the dots: Put all of these rules together to change not only your habits of attention, but the way you look at your life.

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