Where does Technology fit into Mindfulness?

Firstly, it's important not to demonise technology; after all you wouldn't be able to read this article if it wasn't for technology. It's important to distinguish between using technology and it's overuse, where it becomes in fact that technology is using you. At this early stage in the research into technology usage it appears that technology is addictive. This addiction becomes ingrained in a threefold process. The first is that a 'cue' happens which triggers the release of dopamine. This cue is simply the sound of an incoming text, email alert or spotting that you have a new Facebook notification. And so, the second stage of 'hooking' begins. You don't yet know who that contact is from or

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