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Chris LuVogt
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Chris LuVogt, Ph.D. is an engineer and blogger, interested in technology and its societal impacts, design, data, science, and leadership. He has held many titles, from Scout, to Valedictorian, to Cadet and Lieutenant, to Doctor and Professor, to Scientist, Engineer and Inventor. His latest personal projects are exploring happiness and presence through meditation and yoga, developing the concepts behind the SWEET Life, popularizing the idea of Bookless Book Clubs, and organizing mini-conferences for his friends to get together and talk about their passions. Read more on his personal blog, LuVogt’s Sieve, or follow him on Twitter @luvogt and Google+.

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Up Next: Your Day in Review

(0) Comments | Posted December 1, 2014 | 8:46 AM

There's nothing like formal seated meditation for training the mind in the art of equanimity, but seated meditation can often seem intimidating or time-consuming. I've recently been experimenting with a lightweight form of meditation that is not hard and won't take a single minute out of your day....

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The 6 Keys to Living the Sweet Life

(1) Comments | Posted August 18, 2014 | 3:16 PM

"Live long and prosper." -- Vulcan salute

Most of us want a better quality of life, happiness, and longevity. If you had those, you could say you were "living the sweet life." But few of us bother to really take note of how we are progressing towards these goals, and...

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Cultivating Equanimity -- How to Remain Calm, Composed and Present

(0) Comments | Posted May 29, 2014 | 4:31 PM

"I found the secret to life. I'm okay when everything is not okay." -- Tori Amos

What if you could have mental calmness, composure, and presence of mind, especially in difficult situations? That's the definition of equanimity, a state of mind that exemplifies the polar opposite of what many of...

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4 Fun Ways to Stay Mindful All Day

(1) Comments | Posted April 25, 2014 | 4:00 PM

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The benefits of practicing mindfulness are many and myriad -- increased focus, decreased stress, improved emotional regulation, better immune function, greater creativity, and more. Making mindfulness a part of your daily routine has been scientifically shown to have an enormous impact on your health and...

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3 Tips for Building a Solid Foundation for Sleep

(1) Comments | Posted April 11, 2014 | 9:22 AM

Like many people, I've had my fair share of difficulty sleeping. But, along with breathing and eating, sleep is one of the most important pillars of physical health. If you track your mood, you will find that like a child, when you lack sleep you are more irritable and more...

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