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Am I Supposed to Be My Kid’s Friend?

I give frequent talks to parents on issues related to technology.  After my presentations, parents ask for advice in managing their children’s behavior.  I hear similar questions and worries everywhere I go, with slight variations depending on the population of … Continue reading

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Do You Need “Amazing” Experiences to Feel Alive?

Experience is the new it thing. We’re experience junkies, chasing experiences like storm chasers chase tornados. Walk into any shop and it’s all about the experience—free water, espresso, salespeople that like you, home-baked cookies, in-store entertainment, shoulder rubs, and the list goes … Continue reading

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Mindful Speech: Using Your Words to Help Not Harm

When we want our kids to express themselves in ways other than tantrumming or throwing peas at the dog, we say “Use your words.”  But I often wonder, do adults really know how to use our words skillfully, in ways that … Continue reading

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New York Open Center – November 11, 2017

The Power of Off: The Mindful Way to Stay Present (and Sane) in a Virtual World Do you compulsively check your smartphone? Always connected to the Web? When did you last see your child’s face without the glow of a … Continue reading

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IDO Podcast: Is Your Partner in Love With Their Phone?

114: Is Your Partner In Love With Their Phone?  

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