Your focus/attention is a skill and an easy way to start learning this skill is by counting your breaths. Simply breath in, and then out and as you breath out ... count "one"; then just repeat. See how far you can count before your mind goes some place else. This task is hard for your 'normal' person; it is especially hard (and therefore more beneficial) for those in recovery. As our lives literally depend on learning how to pay attention again!
Watch up to at least 6:40. Or enjoy the whole video as you have time.
Who am I?
I have been called "Sirthinkalot" and "The mender of souls." I am an addiction specialist and a full-time psychology student on the way to Dr. Davis in clinical psychology. I am currently crusading for the expedited paradigm shift in addiction recovery!