These days, the ubiquity of smartphones makes it easy to call up a quick game of Angry Birds or Candy Crush and spend a few fun but ultimately unproductive minutes swiping around the screen. 637 more words
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It’s interesting this blogging business.
Sometimes you find yourself searching for something interesting to say for hours but you simply can’t find anything. Other times you will be doing something completely unrelated and then write a post in your head in 5 minutes; which once you get down on paper (or WordPress), happens to be the best post you have ever written. 579 more words
This post is based largely on entry point 25 (Time-In and Mindful Awareness Practices) of the Pocket Guide to Interpersonal Neurobiology by Daniel J. Siegel. William James, who is regarded by many as the father of modern psychology, proposed more than one hundred years ago that the exercise of returning a wandering attention again and again would be the “education par excellence” for the mind. 514 more words