It was the cover story in Time a short while ago. Being “mindful.” “Present in the moment” is what they used to call it. In our stressed out, multi-tasking society, where there is no “downtime” and no ability to pause and reflect, people are actually running seminars and retreats now where for a fixed number of days people leave their smartphones and Internet behind and learn how to talk only to the person in front of them and pay attention to the taste of food while chewing it. 953 more words
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I don’t like banner ads any more than you probably do. That’s why I’m so irate about their abrupt appearance on this blog. Some time ago, video ads started appearing at the bottom, and, after inserting a clear spacer to distance it from my content, I was okay with this. 325 more words
She’s been in the news more than just about anyone else this past week, but probably for reasons she doesn’t like.
Gwyneth Paltrow, self-anointed guru of … practically anything … saw her GOOP website crash when she posted that she and rocker-husband Chris Martin are divorcing. 824 more words