4 Ways a Digital Detox Can Create Mindful Connections and Eliminate Stress

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I’ve always thought summer was a great time to reconnect with friends and family. The weather’s nice, there are lots of things to do—summertime is the ultimate family and friendship season. With today’s technology, however, that may be changing. In the last decade, social media has allowed friends to stay connected all year, even over long distances. Even complete strangers can meet through social media and get to know one another. Technology—smartphones, laptops, tablets—has become …

A Mindful New Year – Intentions Above Resolutions

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Change is inevitable. It is happening all around us, every second of every day. As the New Year approaches, we will once again bear witness to change. New Year’s Day symbolizes more than just a flip of the calendar page. It brings with it new beginnings, opportunities, a chance to reflect and grow. In actuality, we get these chances every day. But we are often so wrapped up in our lives, for one reason or …