- Giant Buddha Made of Hats, Umbrellas and Other Hipsterish Stuff Pops Up on Brooklyn Waterfront (via Buddhist Art News)
- Why 2014 Will Be The Year Of Mindful Living (Huffington Post) - Mindfulness, it seems, is having a moment. 2013 saw a significant spike of interest in holistic health and mindfulness practices like yoga and meditation (not to mention a number of celebrities and CEOs hopping on the mindfulness bandwagon) and it’s a trend that will likely continue to gain momentum in 2014.
- “Distracting” smartphones can act as mentors in mindfulness - An Indian origin researcher has suggested that smartphones which are often considered as distractors can act as mentors in mindfulness, helping users stay attentive in order to achieve particular goals.
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