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The Dangers of Digital Distractions

It's crazy that people can’t put their devices down long enough to drive, or even watch where they’re going. And aside from dangers, cellphones and social media also can be time sucks. Digital distractions have become bad enough that there's now a Center for Internet and Technology Addiction. Are you hooked?

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Naomi Karten
The Strikingly Positive Effects of Mindfulness

Practicing mindfulness, even for short periods during a day, can have strikingly positive benefits on our ability to concentrate. Mindfulness refers to a state of active, open attention on the present. When you're mindful, you’re able to observe your thoughts and feelings without judgement.

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Naomi Karten
How to Deal with Distractions

Studies have found that office workers are interrupted—or interrupt themselves—roughly every three minutes, with distractions taking both digital and human forms. Naomi Karten shares tips to help us deal with the distractions and tune out the extra noise.

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Naomi Karten