How to Become Less Addicted to Your Phone?

Phone addiction is real and it’s infiltrated our everyday existence. It’s hard to be anywhere in public without seeing a surprising number of individuals glued to their smartphones—crossing the street, in the checkout line while shopping, sitting down to dinner with loved ones. “We are spending far too much of our time doing things that don’t really […]

Fire it Up with CJ Liu and Nancy Colier

CJ interviews Nancy Colier on her book “The Power of Off”. Why is spacious and quiet so important? How do technology distractions keep us from experirencing oursleves? What critical aspects of ourselves do we lose when we opt for ease of technology? What are 6 markers of any addiction?

Spirituality and Health: Live Free with Nancy Colier

Rabbi Rami talks to author and psychotherapist Nancy Colier on her insightful view of our relationship with technology and practical ways we can live free within a high-tech landscape. Nancy is the author of The Power of Off: The Mindful Way to Stay Sane in a Virtual World. An adaptation of this book appears in the November/December 2016 […]

NYTimes Personal Health: Hooked on Our Smartphones

The many men, women and children who spend their days glued to their smartphones and social media accounts might learn something from Lin-Manuel Miranda, creator of the groundbreaking megahit “Hamilton.” Asked in an interview with Delta Sky magazine when and where he finds time to be creative, Mr. Miranda, an avid reader of books and […]

The Resident: Resolution 2017: A New (Balanced) Relationship with Technology

Find freedom in your relationship with technology.  New year, new you! The most important thing is to remember the most important thing.  What makes for a meaningful life?  What do we really need and want?  Is our Smartphone the answer that will bring lasting happiness? As a psychotherapist and… Read more: http://resident.com/resident-magazine-january-2017/ 

Are You Addicted to Your Smartphone?

Ah, the smartphone. You sneak a peek at the Thanksgiving table. Your significant other is emailing during the Sunday sermon. Your teen-aged daughter — who barely talks at all anymore — is awake and online with her friends most of the night. Your dog is texting you from the foot of your bed. OK, maybe […]

Falling Through the Cracks with Dr. Rebecca Risk

In the hustle and bustle of today’s world it’s easy to get lost in the matrix of technology.  We often forget to put our phones down and connect with those around us. In Nancy Colier’s new book “The Power of Off,” she is helping people put down their phones, turn off their computers and rediscover […]

Change Your Attitude… Change Your Life

New Podcast with Joan Herrmann: Our reliance on technology is rapidly changing how each of us experiences life.  We’re facing new issues and difficulties, we’re encountering new emotional triggers… read more…

JCC Manhattan: Talk and Conversation

JCC Manhattan: December 4th, 2016 @2 PM.  Join me for a talk and conversation on THE POWER OF OFF: The Mindful Way to Stay Sane in a Virtual World.  Tickets: http://ebiz.jccmanhattan.org/PersonifyEBusiness/Default.aspx?TabID=416&pid=647039406&_ga=1.159485822.2145881203.1456776946