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Cell Phone

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A friend of mine used to call a smart phone a cell phone, thereby emphasizing the ‘cell’. Cause it creates a cell for ourselves..

Just read a great article which speaks about the increase in usage of smartphones in the last few decades and what the consequences are.
A timely reminder to remain aware of smartphone usage and to use my attention wisely

If you’re interested, you can read the article here:
http://levekunst.com/are-smart-phones-making-fools-of-us-all/

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13: Slow down now

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Slow down now. Take it easy. Take a deep breath

Sometimes i really need to remind myself of this. Slowing down comes natural for snails. Home is wherever they are.
I think we humans can learn a lot from snails. For me snails represent beautiful metaphors and a powerful reminder that it’s ok to take things a little more easy.
Why worry and hurry if you can achieve the same thing while being relaxed? Focusing is much more easy when we’re relaxed.
And we’ll get there in the end, just like the snails do. Just glide towards where you want to be and you’ll arrive there one day.

Speaking about the heart, why not see our heart as our true home? Everything else can be taken from us, but as long as we are alive our heart is with us. And if we take up compassion as our armor, we even have our own little shell protecting us just like the snails have…