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Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life

Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life is a book by Nir Eyal that provides readers with an in-depth look into how we can better manage our distractions, stay focused on what’s important and create healthier habits.

The book is aimed at everyone who struggles with digital distractions, from the occasional procrastinator to the chronic distraction addicts.

Content Overview

The book is split into three main parts – understanding, prevent and repair. In the first part, Eyal gives a thorough overview of why modern distractions have become so powerful, as well as looking at how we can identify our unique triggers and motivations.

Through this understanding of ourselves, we can then move onto the second part which looks at how to prevent distractions from taking over our lives. It offers strategies for becoming more mindful of how technology is used in our lives, as well as offering practical methods for staying focused on goals and tasks.

The final part looks at repairing any damage that has been caused by distraction, such as unhealthy relationships or financial issues. Here Eyal provides practical advice on how to get back on track when it comes to our goals and objectives.

Style and Readability

The writing style of Indistractable is very accessible and engaging. Eyal balances theoretical insights with practical advice that makes it easy to absorb the material being presented.

He also includes anecdotal stories throughout the book which help illustrate his points in a more relatable way – making it easier for readers to understand why they may be struggling with distraction in their own lives.

My Opinion

Overall I found Indistractable to be an extremely helpful read for anyone looking for ways to better manage their digital distractions and reclaim their focus back from technology.

By covering both analytical insights into distraction as well as providing practical tools for managing it, I think this book does a great job of giving readers both the understanding of why they are distracted as well as what they can do about it.


Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life is an extremely helpful resource for anyone looking to take back control of their attention from modern day distractions.

Combining thoughtful analysis with practical advice, Nir Eyal has created an informative guide that will help anyone who wants to live a more intentional life free from digital distraction.

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