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Mind Wandering Enhances Creative Problem Solving

Lately I've been accused of "obsessing" about a pesky financial problem. Not a gigantic problem, but a source of ongoing irritation and minor conflict. At any rate, this financial quandry got into my mind, and I found myself waking up thinking about it, thinking about it while auto-piloting through my morning get-ready-for-work routine, and defaulting to it during random periods of mind wandering. It's common to default to thoughts that carry the most emotional punch, and this one was pulling anger triggers. Read More

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Amy Fries is a writer and editor. She is the author of Daydreams at Work: Wake Up Your Creative Powers.

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