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New Microsoft Study Shows Rapid Decline in Attention Spans

New Microsoft Study Shows Rapid Decline in Attention Spans

Eight seconds: that’s how long, on average, 2,000 participants of a study sponsored by Microsoft were able to focus upon a task before helplessly switching their attention to another activity (1). The more people reported reliance upon electronic devices in their...
How This BBC Reporter’s Life Was Transformed Through Mindfulness

How This BBC Reporter’s Life Was Transformed Through Mindfulness

BBC journalist David Sillito attended an 8 week mindfulness course and reports his findings on the BBC breakfast show. Check out this inspiring short video and hear David talk about his personal transformation (and check out the MRI scans taken of his transformed...
The Marvellous Benefits of Mindful Living

The Marvellous Benefits of Mindful Living

Thanks to research and exposure from the media, mindfulness is no longer hidden in ancient spiritual texts, monasteries and ashrams. Today it is practiced by millions of people the world over. It is now being taught in schools, in workplaces, in hospitals and in homes...
Scientists Warn of the Dangers of ‘Digital Overload’

Scientists Warn of the Dangers of ‘Digital Overload’

Are you suffering from digital overload? According to neuroscientists at the University of California, being bombarded with constant electronic stimuli is pushing our brains to work overtime (1). Our attention is being divided and it’s causing stress levels to...