DONNA DAHL

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Donna Dahl has extensive experience and expertise in a wide varity of fields. She is featured in many magazines, eMagazines and books.

Donna is an award-winning empowerment coach who helps entrepreneurs become clearer on their purpose and their messaging.

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Distractions Cost

Can Your Reaction to Distractions Influence Your Experience?

Imagine yourself cruising down a freeway, smoothly navigating the traffic, and feeling completely at ease behind the wheel. The sense of harmony with the current traffic flow is remarkably soothing, devoid of any negative tension. In fact, it’s quite invigorating. Occasionally, a few vehicles whiz by you in the fast lane, maybe even an ambulance at one point, but it doesn’t ruffle your driving or emotions. You stay focused on the road ahead, undisturbed, heading towards your destination.

Now, consider a contrasting scenario where the traffic dynamics change dramatically. You find yourself surrounded by drivers constantly switching lanes, accelerating and decelerating abruptly. Vehicles dart in front of you, slamming their brakes without warning. Your senses are on high alert, and anxiety creeps in as you scan the entire 360-degree visual field. Your grip on the steering wheel tightens, reflecting your fear of a potential accident. By the time you reach your destination, you’re drenched in sweat, and your mental concentration has waned.

Which of these scenarios would you prefer to encounter?

Imagine yourself cruising down a freeway, smoothly navigating the traffic, and feeling completely at ease behind the wheel. The sense of harmony with the current traffic flow is remarkably soothing, devoid of any negative tension. In fact, it’s quite invigorating. Occasionally, a few vehicles whiz by you in the fast lane, maybe even an ambulance at one point, but it doesn’t ruffle your driving or emotions. You stay focused on the road ahead, undisturbed, heading towards your destination.

Now, consider a contrasting scenario where the traffic dynamics change dramatically. You find yourself surrounded by drivers constantly switching lanes, accelerating and decelerating abruptly. Vehicles dart in front of you, slamming their brakes without warning. Your senses are on high alert, and anxiety creeps in as you scan the entire 360-degree visual field. Your grip on the steering wheel tightens, reflecting your fear of a potential accident. By the time you reach your destination, you’re drenched in sweat, and your mental concentration has waned.

Which of these scenarios would you prefer to encounter?