You’ve been sliding through the day and wonder where your attention has got to. You feel like you could receive an Award for Excellence in Self-distraction, if there was one. Maybe it’s time you had a go at one of those apps for increasing focus and productivity at work.

Whenever we engage in our favourite addictive activity, we get that uncomfortable feeling of drifting further from our goals and aspirations. And it’s so hard to break the circle that, in some cases, cold turkey and simply resisting your cravings may not be enough.