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10 Mindful Ways to Use Social Media

Mindful Social Media

First Posted: 02/17/11 02:16 PM ET Updated: 05/25/11 07:35 PM ET

Tricycle:

For the last two years, I have provided a daily wisdom quote through a Twitter account called Tiny Buddha. Since the follower count has grown by leaps and bounds, people have suggested I tweet more often throughout the day. I've realized, however, that the greatest lesson we can all learn is that less is enough. In a time when connections can seem like commodities and online interactions can become casually inauthentic, mindfulness is not just a matter of fostering increased awareness. It's about relating meaningfully to other people and ourselves. With this goal in mind, I've compiled a list of 10 tips for using social media mindfully.

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