9 benefits of meditation
for mental clarity & focus - taming the 5 senses
-growing world of Facebook/Twitter updates, shiny new blog posts, up to the minute
breaking news, and other “click-me-now” mediums competing for our monetised minds — it’s no
surprise that our ability to focus and concentrate has taken a dive.
In just over a decade (2000 to 2013), researchers have measured a whopping 33%
downgrade in our average attention span, from 12 seconds to 8 seconds, one second shorter
than that of a goldfish (9 seconds). By making it this far in the article, you can pat yourself on the
back, as 17% of website page views last 4 seconds or less.
It’s quite normal nowadays to have 20 open browser tabs while only reading 10% of the page