Technology makes it tough to live in the present, says psychologist

Do you find yourself puzzled when people speak of 'mindfulness' or 'living in the now'?

Eusebius McKaiser speaks to clinical psychologist Hayden Knibbs on the psychology of mindfulness and its challenges.

He says mindfulness refers to a focus on the here and now.

Mindfulness is an attempt to focus on the context we find ourselves in.

Hayden Knibbs, Clinical Psychologist

Knibbs says it is challenging to be mindful in the modern age of technology.

One of the biggest challenges is technology. We will routinely check social media between moments.

Hayden Knibbs, Clinical Psychologist

It is key to find ways to take a break from our devices and learn to appreciate living in the moment.

Listen to the full interview below...


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