Mindfulness meditation reduces the size of your amygdala, making you less prone to distractions and procrastination.
Some more thoughts by Cal Newport based on the same research that led me to writein my Digital Garden.
The allure of productivity is therefore a complex one. We cannot dismiss it as the result of the evil master plan of mustache twirling capitalists. We also cannot embrace it as an unalloyed good. It’s a human drive tangled with the contradictory imperatives of culture.