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OK here is 3 of our favourite space time videos of the same dance performed by Carlton (sorry he was first) Alfonso Ribeiro. Let us know which one is your favourite – or if like us you can’t decide either.
I have often tried to learn meditation and sat for countless hours (well minutes of hours) trying to reach a state that resembles meditation but to be honest I have yet to succeed. Usually I get disenchanted after a few attempts and forget all about any form of meditation and as a result it leaves me wondering if it is all bogus or am I missing out on a valuable method to help my mind and so by extension my health.
I was therefore really happy to see an app called Headspace recommended by Tim Ferris author of 4 Hour Work Week, on his podcast, that helps him meditate.
Ok so what is Headspace?
Here’s how the makers of this app describe it (capital letters is their idea not mine)
HEADSPACE — YOUR GYM MEMBERSHIP FOR THE MIND™
Headspace is your very own personal trainer, here to help you train your mind. You can even fit us in your pocket with our FREE app.
Researchers at the University of California, San Francisco, School of Dentistry worked to revise their prototype patient education program — “Video Doctor” — so that patients can operate it independently in their physicians’ offices. They created it under a grant from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.
Video Doctor is an interactive computer program that patients can use in physicians’ waiting rooms to receive targeted risk-reduction information and suggestions regarding their smoking and alcohol use.
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