It’s sometimes said that our modern tech-driven, smartphone-oriented culture is making us all more distractible and less mindful. So how do meditation apps fit into that criticism? After all, they’re an example of people using technology with the goal of
There are as many parenting philosophies as there are parents, but one thing most parents probably agree on is that it’s good for kids to stay active. Running around outside beats hours parked in front of the TV any day.
If you’re like me, music is an indispensable part of your work routine. Then again, maybe you’re like some other people I know who need absolute silence in order to concentrate. It’s easy to see arguments both for and against
Is turning on an audiobook during your morning commute just another example of the dangers of distracted driving, or can help keep you alert and driving safely? Both, apparently. To explore this question, researchers from University of Guelph, in Canada,
Imagine being totally absorbed in an activity you enjoy. Time melts away. You lose your sense of self-consciousness. You’re in the zone. Mihály Csíkszentmihályi popularized the idea of “flow,” the state of mind you enter when you’re engaged in something
Depression is the most common mental health issue in the US, according to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH). Statistics provided by the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance illustrate the staggering impact of this disease: Major depressive disorder affects