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    Happiness is a lifestyle, not a goal.

    It’s early morning in Sarah’s kitchen, and she’s half-awake and making coffee before the kids get up for school. Smartphone in one hand, she’s scrolling notifications while shoveling coffee grounds with the other. Noticing the time, she shuffles over to the fridge to start breakfast when email notifications start pinging.

    Not smelling coffee, she notices she didn’t turn it on. Frustrated, she jabs at the button before her eyes wander again to her phone, curious about the new emails.

    Her pulse jumps as she reads that a colleague is sick and can’t do a presentation this afternoon. Sarah’s mood jumps from frustration to fear – she hates giving presentations. Her heart pounds as she imagines the team asking her to step in.

    Now she’s riding a roller coaster of emotions and worries. Just then her kids bound down the stairs for breakfast. She snaps at them to go get dressed as she’s running late. Instantly regretting the harsh words, she sees their good mood disappear. What can she do? she thinks to herself. She’s got a million things on her mind and the kids will understand.

    Her day is already full of frustration, worry, anger, and sadness.

    After years of mornings like this, Sarah feels burned out and disconnected from her kids. She’s unhappy and wonders how things got this way.

    Now let’s imagine the same morning, but this time Sarah does one thing differently: she focuses her mind.

    Rising early after a good night’s sleep, Sarah makes her bed – closing her sleep routine before starting the day. Once complete, she gives her full attention to the next task, making her coffee. Then does the same with breakfast, and so on.

    She’s already decided not to check her notifications until later at the office so she can give her full attention to her morning. Sensing her attention, the kids feel happy and loved. Their joy and openness over breakfast bring her happiness, too, and they start the day happy.

    Focusing like this throughout the day means that each client or task that arises gets Sarah's full presence. Feeling energized by her interactions, she brings that feeling home at the end of the day to her family. After years of this routine, Sarah feels fulfilled. Her relationships thrive and her projects are rewarding.

    While the goal was the same – get up and start the day – these two Sarahs end up very far apart. The only difference? One used her daily routines to practice focusing her awareness and the other didn’t. How can focus make such a difference? It all comes down to the mind.

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    What is The Power of Unwavering Focus about?

    The Power of Unwavering Focus (2022) is a practical and personal guide that offers clear steps toward ending the distractions, fears, and worries that keep us stressed out and anxious, while carving a clear path toward more mental clarity and focus. Packed with concrete steps and personal reflections, it offers a deep look into the awesome power of the mind and how focus can help everyone live a more purposeful and joyful life.

    Who should read The Power of Unwavering Focus?

    • Exhausted multitaskers feeling lost in the grind
    • Goal-seekers looking for a clearer path to success
    • Anyone wanting to live with more purpose in daily life

    About the Author

    Dandapani is an entrepreneur and Hindu priest who speaks internationally on topics of focus and awareness drawing from his experience as both a father and a former monk.

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