When is your attention most engaged?

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  1. Emanate Presence profile image70
    Emanate Presenceposted 11 years ago

    When is your attention most engaged?

  2. Rosyel Sawali profile image61
    Rosyel Sawaliposted 11 years ago

    I guess I'd say when I'm reading something really interesting, esp. when the topic involves research on my part to learn more about it. ^_^

    1. Emanate Presence profile image70
      Emanate Presenceposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      Very cool.

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    Moeskyposted 11 years ago

    Another great question Gary. So let's see...
    When some...thing crosses my path that is directly related to the mode of thought I'm in, and which offers something new and exciting in its vision. I'm always tuned to people and information that reflect my personal passions and view on life, but I'm also looking for that little extra dose of inspiration to boost my wonder and enthusiasm.

  4. Sarah Christina profile image71
    Sarah Christinaposted 11 years ago

    My attention is most engaged when I'm not distracted by multiple things at once. I've never been great at multitasking, I prefer focusing all my attention on one thing at a time. For example, if I'm washing the dishes, I'm engaged. If I'm having a one on one conversation with a friend, I'm engaged. However, if I'm talking to someone while I'm washing the dishes, one of them loses out on my full focus. (probably the dishes lose out because I enjoy talking much more than doing dishes!) Additionally, how engaged I am also has to do with how much I enjoy whatever I am currently doing. If it's very tedious and boring, I am less engaged. But I have found, oddly enough at times, if I deem it very important (even if I don't enjoy it) I will force myself to be engaged.

    1. Emanate Presence profile image70
      Emanate Presenceposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      Good observations!

  5. Marcus99 profile image60
    Marcus99posted 11 years ago

    When it is not shackled with unnecessary superficialities. Gosh, can I say that here? I don't see that giant hook waiting to snatch me off the stage, so, ...yeah. What I just said.

    1. Emanate Presence profile image70
      Emanate Presenceposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      You can even say more.... what are your unnecessary superficialities? Sounds interesting....

    2. Marcus99 profile image60
      Marcus99posted 11 years agoin reply to this

      For a superficial Gent, I tend to be pretty deep sometimes. Ack! Lost track of what I was saying again...

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    CJ Sledgehammerposted 11 years ago

    For me...it's no mystery: I am most engaged when I am not tired, not distracted, not hungry, and not bored.

  7. Faith A Mullen profile image80
    Faith A Mullenposted 11 years ago

    When I have had something to eat, with a hot cup of coffee and my two pups napping at my feet.

  8. connorj profile image69
    connorjposted 11 years ago


    Quite frankly, for me it happened when I was perfectly still; that would be comaose for a month a decade ago... Perhaps in Marcus99's words, indeed; "not shackled with unnecessary superficialities"...

  9. bsharp829 profile image60
    bsharp829posted 11 years ago

    My attention is most engaged when I with my horse Zara. I think of nothing else but being with her. I don't think of food (which is unusual), I'm not worried about anything. I am completely in the moment. There are few things in my life that I can say that about.

    1. Emanate Presence profile image70
      Emanate Presenceposted 11 years agoin reply to this


  10. Missy Mac profile image67
    Missy Macposted 11 years ago

    My attention is engaged when actively participating in an activity.  When listening, I prepare my mind for the importance of the message and visualize myself following the instructions. The best speakers are individuals that choose words (illustrations) to involve the learner.  Lastly, I like to assess what is learn and draw conclusions on  the lessons.  It also helps to share  something of interest: This helps to remember what is learned.

  11. GameApathy profile image60
    GameApathyposted 11 years ago

    My attention is most engaged when I'm doing something that intrigues me. Also, nothing must be bothering me at the moment. For example, I must have had a good night's sleep, enough food, nothing else on my mind, etc.

  12. cjpooja26 profile image63
    cjpooja26posted 11 years ago

    I would say, when I paint something that encourages me to make it more realistic and more beautiful. smile

    1. Emanate Presence profile image70
      Emanate Presenceposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      I can see it, your engagement in your painting.

  13. bituinolayquizano profile image59
    bituinolayquizanoposted 11 years ago

    When someone create a false rumor about me.I coud create a war by then but only within myself because i would just keep praying ang saying god forgiveness about that person and about how my imagination trying to kill that person.

  14. Globetrekkermel profile image64
    Globetrekkermelposted 11 years ago

    When I am sitting quiet and still and meditating  -feels like an out body experience when I am one with my SOURCE.Just HIM AND ME -completely oblivious to rest of the world.That usually happens in the morning at 4 am when most of the world is still asleep and I am awake before everybody else. I feel i am transported into a different plane. It is beyond words what I experience and I feel more productive when I am in this state. I do find it difficult though,to go back to a normal world after that episode of agape -just total bliss immersed in pure love.

  15. braydonmoore profile image59
    braydonmooreposted 11 years ago

    My attention is engaged when i feel good , i feel entertaining , i am not bored and i feel interested.

  16. Jynzly profile image64
    Jynzlyposted 11 years ago

    I only have one reason to have my attention most engaged; and this is when I talk to the person I so much love. I really listen full time and focused to what those people dearest to my heart are saying to me. I am one with them so I am interested to know their thoughts and feelings. Strangers don't have a chance, if any, it's half-hearted and just brush them off my system.

  17. tksabresinos profile image60
    tksabresinosposted 11 years ago

    When I'm healthy both in body and mind. The subject being directly related to what's influencing me the most.

  18. Useray profile image72
    Userayposted 11 years ago

    When I am doing something I love, especially playing jazz guitar. I am self taught, therefore anything I learn which is new, captures me and keeps me there for a while...

    1. Emanate Presence profile image70
      Emanate Presenceposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      Self-taught jazz guitar sounds like fun!

  19. cerefo profile image59
    cerefoposted 11 years ago

    If I tell the truth then my attention is most engaged at the time when I am studying! In the starting I may feel boared. But after 1 hr I reeally get serious and at that I am most engaged in any task!

  20. wqaindia profile image39
    wqaindiaposted 11 years ago

    Listening to seniors and intelligent people.

  21. Ann810 profile image53
    Ann810posted 11 years ago

    When I'm interacting with my children, reading the Bible, listening to inspirational music, and/or watching a comedy on TV.

  22. sheetaljibhakate profile image61
    sheetaljibhakateposted 11 years ago

    when there is somthing really bad happening around me .....and people  recognize my work...and praise me for that..... smile


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