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In Other News...live well with your smartphone, find your productive cocoon, & more

by Kestrel Slocombe
October 29, 2013
Tue, 10/29/2013 - 15:52 -- Kestrel Slocombe
  • The Benefits of a Productive Cocoon: Mindful has a piece from Daniel Goleman looks at why we need to carve out uninterrupted time if we want to be more satisfied with our work. 
  • Smartphone Addicts Anonymous: One Human Journey on how to wisely manage the “mind-altering technology” of the smartphone. 
  • Practice with an online community: Wildmind introduces an online retreat, “Blazing Like the Sun”: how can our hearts be more overflowing with kindness, compassion, confidence, and love of life? How can we find the “freedom of heart” that is loving-kindness?
  • In Mind, Mind, and Mind, Barbara O’Brien reflects on the difficulty of translating concepts like “mind” and “consciousness” from original Buddhist texts.

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