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Taking Command of Your Tech
Rich Fernandez of Google sits down with Irene Au of Udacity and Arturo Bejar of Facebook to talk about how to make digital technology work for us, not the other way around
Sidebar: Worn out from all this connectivity? Here’s how to handle it mindfully
Parenting with Presence
Reporter Susan Freinkel follows two expectant couples from their first class in mindfulness- based childbirth to the blessed (not to mention challenging) event.
Sidebar: Childbirth doesn’t answer to the clocks that run so much of our lives. And there’s a lesson in that for all of us
Tune In, Turn On
Can a profoundly deaf musician teach us to listen better? Katherine Ellison talks to percussionist Evelyn Glennie, who wants us to wake up to the soundscape that is always around us
Sidebar: Three approaches to appreciating the music of everyday life
It was the deadliest battle every fought on American soil. On its 150th anniversary, Barry Boyce reflects on what Gettysburg can still teach us—about what happens when we decide that fighting is our only choice