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  • We have known this for a while, multi-tasking is a myth. Our brain actually switches to do different tasks, seemingly multi-tasking.  Found a decade worth of research and study revealing the impact of media multitasking on the brain. The working memory and sustained attention is significantly

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    Week long MindGym day Camp

    We had MindGym's 2 week long Camps at the Academy of Creative arts, Burlington, MA    It was a pleasure to share secrets of mindfulness with the lovely bunch of kids! They throughly enjoyed playing the EEG headset based games to build focus and relaxation.  Over the camps, we gathered

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    What superpower would you like to have?

    “What superpower would you like to have?”, Grandpa asked the question to a knot of chirpy kids. “Think about one superpower that will help you in making the life of others around you better. There will be a prize for the best answer,” he said showing a shiny coin to the kids

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    Five ways to overcome Smartphone Addiction

      I admit I do it too, and way too often. I keep my smartphone charged, switch it to low power mode when the battery runs below 20%, scroll thru news every 20 minutes and spend a fair bit of time checking twitter feeds by folks I did not know existed before I saw their tweets. I frequently

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    The Goofy Judge

      Mind is the boss, isn’t it?  You cannot mess around with it! I refer to my mind respectfully as your honor. I think the salutation suits my Judging mind very well! Remember Judge Dredd from comic books? The street judge who could arrest, convict, sentence, and execute criminals.

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    The unsuspecting hostage

      When mental chatter overpowers our attention and holds it hostage, we lose our ability to perform effective and impactful actions. This is the same chatter of thoughts that makes us think about work when we are on a vacation, or makes us think about about the weekend when we are at work. We

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    A Secret about Mental Chatter

      Mental Chatter. What do these two words mean to you? Well, let me set the stage by sharing how participants of our workshops usually feel about mental chatter: Distraction. Thinking about the past. Obsessive planning. Thinking about work when we are on a vacation or about the

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    Demystifying Mindfulness

    The  'Demystifying Mindfulness' panel discussion was conducted at the very well attended Sanskriti 2017 Book Fair and Lit Fest  The panel was moderated by Prithvi Raj Banerjee, author of the book Unbox! and founder of MindGym Initiative, with distinguished speakers: Dr.

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