Focus? Focus!

Deters, Tom
May 2001
Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness;May2001, Vol. 62 Issue 5, p28
Deals with the subject of focus, where clarity, concentration and effort converge to create a single event in the present. Why is it difficult to stay in focus; Recommended meditation strategy that will improve one's ability to focus.


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