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Why I'm Glad I Have a Distracted Kid

Mommy Nearest | Posted 01.15.2015 | Parents
Mommy Nearest

I have a child who doesn't sit still -- ever. Over the years, I've watched her peers learn to sit long enough to draw pictures. I've watched others learn to stay seated for an entire meal. My 5-year-old girl operates quite differently.

The Attention Deficit Trap

Lauren Salkin | Posted 08.02.2014 | Fifty
Lauren Salkin

During the early Salkin years, I often took head trips in elementary school. My mind and I escaped the institutional brick walls for a day at the beach, body surfing in aquamarine waves, lost in the opiate haze of a daydream. An adolescent problem I had thought until my seaside getaways continued through my teenage years and beyond.

Don't Get Distracted -- or Else

Gini Graham Scott | Posted 07.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Gini Graham Scott

Getting distracted can result in a lot more serious consequences than simply getting a ticket, and being distracted -- and not staying focused -- is one of the social problems of our times.

Finding Balance in a Contemplative Life: Lessons Learned From Being Underwater

Julie DuBose | Posted 07.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Julie DuBose

During the past two weeks I had the great pleasure of returning to Royal Roads University in Victoria, B.C. with Michael Wood to teach Opening the Goo...

You're Not Happy, You're Distracted

Amy Chan | Posted 02.18.2014 | Women
Amy Chan

When we are not conscious of the difference between pleasure and joy, we live in a "happiness bubble." We don't allow ourselves a moment to be still -- to be "bored."

The 5 Biggest Distractions At Work (And How To Deal With Them)

Posted 06.06.2013 | Healthy Living

By Sam Ferrigno for HooplaHa.com We've all been there -- eager to accomplish anything but the task at hand. Here are some things to keep in mind ne...

4 'Time Sucks' To Banish Right Now

Posted 11.23.2012 | OWN

By Robyn Miller and Christine Paik How many times have you started to do something (leave the house! clean a drawer! look up the name of that resta...

Distracted? Meet Maggie Jackson

Alvaro Fernandez | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alvaro Fernandez

Despite our scientific and technical achievements, we are squandering our chances to create a high-tech, yet reflective and caring society.