We are living in the age of distraction. This is also the age of knowledge workers? And the irony is that Knowledge workers are hell-bent on building products with the sole aim of robbing you of your focus. Okay, this might be exaggerated but it is a known fact that social media companies deliberately build features which are addictive by design.
You have to have to have deep focus if you want to accomplish anything positive and meaningful. I have been through the phases where I could not focus for more than 10 minutes. I slowly came up with techniques to take control of my brain and my focus. These are things which have worked for me so far :