Smartphone : addiction or friend

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"The smartphone is perhaps the first object to challenge the house itself (and possibly the workplace) in terms of the amount of time we dwell in it, while awake,"  says Prof Daniel Miller.  "We are always 'at home' in our smartphone. " "We have become human snails carrying our home in our pockets." The smartphone has changed the ways we ...
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Breathing Techniques

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What does it mean to be human ? Every day, you take 23,000 breaths and your heart beats 100,000 times.  Humans are capable of more complex thoughts and emotions than any other animal on the planet.  For life to survive : temperature, acidity, oxygen concentration must be precisely controlled.  We are different to other species, we ha...
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How kind are you ?

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 Does being kind to others mean Helping others you do not know ? Being emotionally warm to those who are close to you ? Or is kindness really about Putting others first and you last ? Sacrificing your longer term personal needs so that others benefit ? Or is kindness (to myself and others) when we boil it all down to its essence Looking good, ...
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Mindfulness for Good Mental Health

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What is mindfulness?  Mindfulness is the act of being fully present at that moment, aware of our own body's feelings, where we are, and what we're doing. While we focus on these things we can assess them while not overreacting or being overwhelmed by our feelings. We all possess this ability but like a muscle, it builds strength with practice....
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