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Old 10-26-11, 11:04 PM
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Re: Hyperfocus, Good or Bad?

To me hyperfocus is almost like a superpower. I've done some incredible things with it that I'm really proud of, but I've also literally lost years with it too, pursing total time wasters that have no benefit. Almost like that line from "Blade Runner" - "A candle that burns twice as bright burns half as long, and you have burned very brightly..."

Now I've become a lot better at catching myself when I start going off in a bad direction - but it's still not easy. You really have to trick your mind into hyperfocusing on the right things. Maybe that's the real superpower.
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