When my real estate agent told me that my house needed "a staging," I pictured a tough love AA-type intervention, with close friends gathering round t...
Be smart about your smartphone use. See the phone for what it is: a tool for communication and for information. It doesn't define you, make you more appealing to others, nor should it rule your life.
Imagine giving commands to a virtual assistant and having an even smarter smart phone working for me! Even at my age, I am embracing new technology if it makes my life easier. Everyone needs a virtual assistant, right?
The selfie is here to stay, despite reports of its demise. Love it or loathe it, the self-portraits snapped with handheld devices that ...
While driving down the 405 the other day, I read a dumb article on my smart phone. An LA Weekly blogger boasted that even though it's illegal, he text...
Thou shall not bear false witness about the amount of screen time in thy family life. Thou shall not relax technology use guidelines when thou art weary.
When something painful happens, do you immediately think you can make it worthwhile by transforming it into a great work of art that will make you fam...
We ought to worry what the constant cognitive Mardi Gras of our über-connected/multitasking existence is doing to our social and intellectual health, to our decision making, and even literally to our safety.
Most children feel shortchanged when it comes to a parent's attention; they never feel they get enough. When they have to compete with your job (or your smartphone), they are likely to feel resentful and hurt.
If we don't want technology to continue to burrow its way into our lives and threaten to erode our personal space, we should find a way out. We should have a digital detox before it is too late.
We need to take back control of our minds and stop compulsively checking our emails, Facebook updates, and text messages. I think we can live a happier and more compassionate world if we tune into ourselves and the people we are speaking with.
If you're having insomnia, I suggest trying turning off your mobile phone at night. I had no expectations about its efficacy when I started this, but the results have been amazing. Perhaps the scientific community should take heed.
No matter what the cause, the United States is in jeopardy of collapse if we deemphasize educational, and yes, intellectual excellence.
We don't just have devices -- we have a collective digital rash. And we keep scratching. We're not just connected, we're inflamed by our hyper-reachability.
From smartphones and tablets to smart TVs for the home, people are now connected to the digital world no matter where they go and what they do. But just how smart is leading a smart life?
The book encapsulated a deep sense of pleasure, safety, wonder, satisfaction, and above all, love. These early experiences linger with us, and can have enormous emotional resonance.