All posts tagged: Coffitivity

Concentration and Focus

I’ve used a lot of tricks to keep myself focused on writing (not always successfully.) Some of my books have whole musical playlists, a kind of unofficial official sound track that I can sometime use to put me in the right frame of mind. Sometimes though, it seems as much a distraction as a help. Lately I’ve been playing with increasingly popular idea of using sounds that suppress the limbic system, thus allowing me to concentrate. I’ve grown quite fond of a combination of methods, namely the site above, Focus@Will,  which has both free and subscription services. They are a small start-up and thus very worthy of love, but I’m also fond of their customer service: when users complained that a popular beta feature had been removed, it took less than 24 hours for them to have to feature returned. Now that’s responsive. The second web site I find myself using a great deal is Coffitivity, a free beta service which does nothing more or less than sound like a coffee shop. Combined with Focus@Will, I can …