In episode 224 of Semantic Mastery's weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one viewer asked how to overcome shiny object syndrome.
The exact question was:
2) You said you were a former Shiny Object Syndrome sufferer. As SOS is so clearly at the root of my lack of progress to this point, I was wondering what it was that helped you turn the corner. You are clearly totally ‘recovered' and in control today.