Millo's Musings

The Starvation Diet: My Five-Day Water Fasting Experiment

13 August 2017

Last week, I went five full days - Sunday to Friday evening - without eating a single calorie. Am I anorexic? Hopelessly poor? Insane? Well, I can assure you that I’m neither anorexic nor poor.

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How to Be Less of a Distraction-Prone Mental Wreck, Part Two: Leave Your Phone at Home

01 August 2017

Last September I moved home from abroad and found that my old U.K. SIM card didn’t work anymore. Turns out that Sainsbury’s Mobile had shut down and no-one told me.

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How to Be Less of a Distraction-Prone Mental Wreck, Part One: Taming the Everything Device

25 July 2017

The thesis: distraction is bad, distraction is everywhere, and avoiding distraction takes work. Your digital devices are set up by default to be as attention-grabbing and focus-destroying as possible. Resistance to these distracting defaults is an essential ingredient of productivity - to say nothing of your mental health.

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The Lost Art of Concentration

18 July 2017

The first step is admitting it: my name is George, and I’m a distraction-holic.

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Learn a Language in Seven Hours - Special Discount for GeorgeMillo.com Readers

27 June 2017

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