Well, if you can hold your attention on a single task for a short amount of time then I would try the Pomodoro Technique. I had issues similar to what you describe and this has helped me a great deal. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pomodoro_Technique Briefly: you pick a task, set the timer (the recommended time is 25 minutes), focus on that one thing, and then reward yourself with a five minute break. Reset timer, repeat. It can become game like, challenging yourself to stay on task until you get to the chime, and the 25 minute boundary seems like the right level of challenge versus attainability. Lots of free software/apps out there to help you with it.
Fifty years ago next week
Screens alit with amber glow
Press the NEXT key to begin
Name/group and shift-STOP make it go
AUTHOR MODE choose an option
Pad, avatar, wasted, or empire kills?
But DATA leads to one concoction
That's fun to play and builds your skills
Uses in all areas of life, though not found in nature as often as would serve us.
Well, circa 1986 I worked as a photographer for a newspaper and we commonly used "photog" to refer to ourselves. What do I do at the paper, "I'm a photog." Who is covering the big game, "You're the photog, now get to the stadium." Why does Joe smell funny, "That is stop bath, he's a photog."
Detractors in this thread are reading way to much into it, this is not an assault on the language.
As a 39 year old psychologist one month away from the big four oh and noticing cognitive slowdown, I would suggest trying not to force the issue but look for a way to hack it. I started using David Allen's Getting Things Done system three years ago and - yeah I know gimmicky business thing blah blah -- it is actually a great way to relieve yourself from having to remember things.
On the technical end I run Tracks to manage my work, there are a lot of GTD-related programs so shop around.
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