Mindlessness allows our minds to wander, which can improve our ability to prioritise long-term goals over short-term wants. Photo: Alamy

Why mindlessness, the art of not paying attention, can make us better problem solvers

Think of it as removing the proverbial mental leash – mindlessness gives your brain the chance to wander, giving room for creative thought. And it’s much easier than being mindful all the time

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Mindlessness allows our minds to wander, which can improve our ability to prioritise long-term goals over short-term wants. Photo: Alamy
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