Entries tagged with “Technology”

Off the Screen and Up to the Stars

Media task-switching is linked to increased anxiety, depression, and mental exhaustion. Try this simple, 30-second ritual to establish positive associations with tech breaks.

Our Top 10 Apps for Health & Wellness

Pull out your smartphone and get ready to download these healthy tools.

Podcast: Cal Newport on Digital Minimalism

Cal Newport suggests a radical notion: Do we really need our smartphones?

Reclaiming Your Most Valuable Resource: Your Attention

Do you know where your phone is right now? If it beeps or vibrates, will you keep reading this or stop to check the notification? Of course you’ll stop and check. We all do it. In…

Sweet Dreams on Demand

You’re taking a morning walk with your best friend around a pristine lake, when suddenly an alligator lunges out of the water. The two of you leap onto the nearest tree and begin t…

The Happiness Track: Creating an Inbox Meditation

Cognitive overload is a term psychologists use when referring to dealing with too much information or too many tasks. Such overload can impair our memory and decision making, and c…

The Practice of Becoming Intimate with Self and Other

An Interview with Roshi Pat Enkyo O’Hara

The Sleep-Tech Boom: Can We Measure, Map, and Hack Our Way to Better Zs?

When it comes to improving sleep, do measuring apps and biohacks help or hinder? The answer isn’t the same for everyone.

The Surprise Boost of Mass Mobs

A twist on the Flash Mob is helping to save historic Catholic churches.

The Surprising Reason You’re Tired

Some sleeping woes can be blamed on the Internet.

Toolbox: Wearable Health

Take your health into your hands, quite literally, with these finds from S&H.

Using Sound And Light To Picture The Brain And Body

A look at an innovative medical technology called photoacoustic imaging technique, a non-invasive process that uses the conversion of light and sound to create functional, molecular, and structural imaging.

Using Technology So It Doesn’t Use You

Take these two actions to set boundaries around your phone and social media.

Where is the Space for Grief and Dreams?

“How much space do our dreams and griefs, our hopes and losses, need to have to have room enough?”