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Apple Couldn’t Cure My iPhone Addiction

The most important feature of iOS 12 aims to help you limit your iPhone usage, except it’s only effective if you want it to be<p>One day with my iPhone: 310 notifications. 210 iPhone pickups. 55 minutes in Messages. 42 minutes on Twitter. 2 eyerolls from the barista when I failed to look up (because, …

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How to Open Ourselves Out: A Conversation with Abhijata Iyengar

BKS Iyengar and Abhijata Iyengar<p><b>Exploring yoga with the guru’s granddaughter</b><p><i>In January 2018 I went to study yoga at the Ramamani Iyengar Memorial</i> …

The Future of Well-Being in a Tech-Saturated World

(Towfiqu Photography)When the Pew Research Center asks American internet users for their bottom-line judgment about the role of digital technology in …

How To Overcome Internet Addiction and Build Deep Work Habits

Everyone's talking about Internet addiction, right?<p>We all know that we are probably spending too much time online.<p>But what almost no one understands …

The Life Stylist Podcast by Luke Storey on Apple Podcasts

Discover DesignBetter.Co

Discover. Learn. Elevate.<p>Aarron WalterVP of Design Education<p>As the VP of Design Education at InVision, Aarron Walter draws upon 15 years of …

Web Design

NEW Conversation—Vicki Tan

Vicki Tan: Designing for mindfulness<p><i>Vicki Tan is a senior product designer at Headspace. Earlier in her career, she worked on communication and UX</i> …

UX Design

Time For Focus - Vergader in een inspirerende ruimte in de natuur

Why not try something different and hold your meetings or team-building out in nature. With our ‘Time for Focus’ package we’ve set out to create a …

What exactly does it mean to call for “ethics in design”?

Just about everything around you has been designed—but not always by people who consider inclusion.

UX Design

The One Routine Common to Billionaires, Icons and World-Class Performers

<i>“We do not rise to the level of our expectations. We fall to the level of our training.”</i> — Archilochus<p>For the last few years, I’ve interviewed more …

How Far is Apple Willing to Go in The Digital Wellness Race?

The company says it wants to help users manage screen time. Can it fulfill that commitment?<p><i>by</i><p>, Co-Founder and CEO of Siempo<p><b>Pinch me, I must be</b> …

The nature of wellbeing

A common belief that pervades the wellness industry is that wellbeing is controllable and predictable.<p>This belief has led to a flurry of research …

What is wellbeing, and can we design for it? - The Fifth Estate

<b>Is there really such a thing as the architecture of health and happiness, or is this just wishful thinking?</b><p>Wellbeing is fast becoming one of the …

Knowing Ourselves Intellectually vs. Knowing Ourselves Emotionally

How We Can Help Technology to Be Good

As someone whose profession is to design new experiences with technology, I find this thought-provoking. It’s a current and widely-experienced …

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Why bad technology dominates our lives, according to Don Norman

By don norman5 minute Read<p>“Science Finds–Industry Applies–Man Conforms.” That was the motto of the Chicago 1933 International Exposition. I used it …

To appreciate its power, think of design as a drug

The search for some concoction or contraption to improve our performance at work is nothing new. Lawyers, bankers and other professionals have …

How Do Mindfulness Apps Work?

Want to feel more Calm, get some Headspace, and practice Mindfulness Daily? There are apps for that—hundreds of them, besides the three I just …

Don’t Buy into the Backlash -- the Science on Meditation Is Clear

One flawed study can’t diminish the benefits of meditation in the workplace.<p><i>by</i><p>To everything there is a season. And to every cultural trend there is a …

LOVE 2.0 by Dr. Barbara Fredrickson

Google’s Plan To Make Tech Less Addictive

Just don’t quit entirely, okay?<p>We know that our smartphones are making us unhappy. At its annual developer’s conference this week, Google revealed that 70% of its users actually want help balancing their digital lives. What’s not so clear is what the smartphone manufacturers of the world should do …

Android News

How to Cope If the Worst Came to the Worst..

David Chalmers

For other people with the same name, see David Chalmers (disambiguation).<p><b>David John Chalmers</b> (/ˈtʃælmərz/;[2] born 20 April 1966) is an Australian …

Ethics of Artificial Intelligence on Livestream

Why can’t the world’s greatest minds solve the mystery of consciousness?

One spring morning in Tucson, Arizona, in 1994, an unknown philosopher named David Chalmers got up to give a talk on consciousness, by which he meant the feeling of being inside your head, looking out – or, to use the kind of language that might give a neuroscientist an aneurysm, of having a soul. …

Consciousness

The Role Models Podcast by Role Models on Apple Podcasts

Want to make great art? Stop making art

The case for doing nothing.<p>The act of not making art is just as valuable as the act of making art. Delay can inform the work that is to come, or give existing work a different meaning.<p>Perhaps the artist most famous for not making art is Marcel Duchamp. Never exceedingly prolific, Duchamp seemed to …

Literature

Sacred Menstruation - Reclaim Your Period

Real talk: There is so much magic in bleeding. Eons before Tampax or even our beloved Diva Cups became staples of menstruation, women across cultures have found ways to not only cope with the physical discomfort and emotional upheaval associated with symptoms of a monthly period, but also embrace …

Menstruation

The Art of Teaching Mindfulness | Jon Kabat- Zinn | Wisdom 2.0 2018 Breakout Session

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