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Welcome to Bevan's Focal Point page!
This is what your Focal Point page will look like (with your own goal of course!).
Have a look around. For more info, hover over the icons at the top of the page or click the icons.
Stay on track with Smart Reminders
We all need reminders now and then.
Focal Point reminds you (via the browser extension and email) when you haven't journaled or checked off your habits in awhile.
Focal Point Browser ExtensionWhat is the browser extension?
The browser extension makes Focal Point your new "home page". It simply opens Focal Point in every new browser window on Chrome. Constant, passive exposure to Focal Point increases your chances of staying on track.Can I use Focal Point without the browser extension?
Yes, but installing the extension is highly recommended. Automating your focus is an important part of the Focal Point system.Will the browser extension read my browsing history?
No. When you install the extension, Chrome will alert you that the extension will be able to "Read your browsing history." Rest assured that your browsing history is never recorded or read. That permission is required because the URL of the current tab must be overwritten. The extension only redirects new tabs to Focal Point. To see the full code of the browser extension, click here.Prefer a third-party extension?
"Excellence is not an act, but a habit." -Aristotle
Want to start a new habit, or break an old one? This time-tested method makes it easier.
Simply define your daily habit ("Meditate for 15 minutes"), and click "Done" after completing it each day. You'll develop a chain of success that becomes hard to break.
You'll see your success rate over the last two weeks, and your current and longest streaks. Keep your streak going!
To add or manage your habits, click "Habits" from the main menu.
10x Your Productivity
The Focus Timer helps you do deep, uninterrupted work sessions towards your subgoals.
- Choose a subgoal to work towards
- Set a goal for your session
- Start your 25-min (by default) session.
- Rate your session after it ends.
- See your stats.
For each habit, see your success rate over the last two weeks. Keep your streak going!
Choose a goal to work towards:
DailyPublish my e-book Grow my email list to 5k subscribers Identify 5 alternate ad strategies Find 3 potential editors Read the 3 best books on direct response marketing Design FB ads campaign 5x my website traffic Integrate A/B testing into website Write a guest post for Art of Living Write a guest post for ZenTree Get ebook manuscript professionally edited Launch a design contest for the cover
Why does the Brainstorm game ask for 20 questions?
The Brainstorm game, one of the main tools on this site, asks you questions designed to get your subconscious mind focused on achieving your goal. It asks you to answer a question 20 times in order to push you to think deeply about your goal. This primes your mind to find solutions to goal-related obstacles throughout the day.
It's hard to come up with 20 answers, but the benefit lies in that effort. Playing this game regularly will greatly increase how much you think about a goal, and therefore your likelihood of achieving it.
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Manage daily habits
Add your Key Habit.
Which habit would advance you furthest towards your Focal Point? Check the "Key Habit" box when adding a new habit. Your Key Habit can change over time. If you want to mark an existing habit as your Key Habit, click it below and check "Key Habit".
- Add up to one new habit per week.
- Start small. Aim for consistency.
- Can't decide? Brainstorm now.
What actions would you like to take consistently?
Define a daily code of conduct. Simply add a habit, and check it off every day. See your streak visually represented next to each habit.
- Drag habits to reorder them.
- Click a habit to edit or delete it.
- Add up to one habit per week. Delete a habit to add a new habit now.