Entries tagged with “Technology”
Turn your phone into a 24-hour a day wellness coach with these fun, inspiring apps.
Building your ability to be bored could actually awaken your greatest ideas.
Need a little extra nudge when it comes to eating well? Look no further than your smartphone. We love the following apps, which were designed to help people eat healthier and light…
From meditation to mental health, try these apps to achieve stillness on the run.
Turn your smartphone into a tiny health coach with these apps for better nutrition, mindfulness, and gratitude.
“Technology has changed our behavior drastically, and yet we are still humans—social beings who crave connection and affection, who eat, sleep, laugh, cry, and love.”
With all the confusing ingredient labels on food products today, it can feel overwhelming. Trips to the grocery store are taking up way too much time these days with reading throug…
When it comes to love, technology gets a bad rap. It isolates us, causes friction, drives a wedge between us. Technology is a swamp of temptation and bad behavior, right? Well, tha…
In a media-filled world, stay present for your relationship.
Technology to help rewire your brain
“Texting lies somewhere between pictographs and contactless telepathy. But do its benefits drive us farther apart?”
Scary as it is to admit, I once walked by my own children at the end of a workday, offering them just a quick nod on my way to get to my email, and it wasn’t as if I was expecting …
Cellphones may cause a lack of empathy.
Giving your bedroom a digital detox will ramp up your sex life, lead to more sleep, and improve your health.
Reclaiming ConversationThe Power of Talk in a Digital AgeBy Sherry TurklePenguin PressImagine a terrifying, dystopian world whose occupants would rather converse electronically, ev…
Thank You for Being LateThe Optimist’s Guide to Thriving in the Age of AccelerationsBy Thomas L. FriedmanFarrar, Straus and GirouxHumans started writing around 3200 BCE. The printi…
The New York Time’s Kate Murphy attempts to help us rediscover the lost art of listening in her new book.
Mirror-touch synesthesia isn’t as unusual as you might guess.
It's easy to get wrapped up in numbers, but the desire for the perfect score can become an addiction. Your imperfect self, meanwhile, is waiting for validation.
Recently I had a young man working with me who showed me the Tinder app as a means of finding dates. Here, you could rifle through a series of pictures like speed dating online, an…
Your mom always told you that worrying would make the shot worse, and now research confirms that some things really do hurt more if you think they will.A study published recently i…
When you instinctively reach for your phone because you have a spare moment, here are 15 ways to fill that moment instead.
Being an informed foodie has never been easier. Our favorite apps offer information and inspiration at the touch of an icon.An apple a day may keep the doctor away, but a variety o…
S&H editor Ben Nussbaum spoke with Brooklyn-based artist Erin Robinson about the corporate world, digital art, and her evolution as an illustrator.
The Human Face of Big DataSandy SmolanRoco FilmsSandy Smolan’s documentary plays at times like an infomercial for Big Data—the technological phenomenon by which the millions of bit…
Yet another reason to put away that phone.
There are some surprising benefits to our globally aging population
Contributing editor Rabbi Rami ponders the Sanctified Theomorphic Operators of the future.
Not to over generalize, but mainly:Social media feels natural, fun and rewarding to extroverts.Social media feels unnatural, creepy and devastating to introverts.…
"Meditation takes practice, and in the beginning, like any new skill, meditation can seem challenging."
How to create social media boundaries to stay connected without getting sucked in.
While I would love to tell you “all communication is good communication,” it simply isn’t true.
Technology has revolutionized relationships in so many ways. We can now find old flames, new sweethearts, and future spouses online. We can search under any category of desire, “La…
These past few weeks, I've hated myself more than usual. Not on credible grounds: I still have never murdered anyone or filled their swimming pools with instant Jell-O or even robb…
It took stubbing my toe to realize how overwhelmed I was.
Pull out your smartphone and get ready to download these healthy tools.
Cal Newport suggests a radical notion: Do we really need our smartphones?
An Interview with Roshi Pat Enkyo O’Hara
A twist on the Flash Mob is helping to save historic Catholic churches.
Some sleeping woes can be blamed on the Internet.
Take your health into your hands, quite literally, with these finds from S&H.
A look at an innovative medical technology called photoacoustic imaging technique, a non-invasive process that uses the conversion of light and sound to create functional, molecular, and structural imaging.
Take these two actions to set boundaries around your phone and social media.
“How much space do our dreams and griefs, our hopes and losses, need to have to have room enough?”