I Am Not This Phone

Now that the information superhighway is such a ubiquitous part of our lives, repercussions must be reckoned with.

In this time of smartphones and big data, the ancient yogic practice of questioning our identifications needs to include the technologies that have become appendages to our minds and bodies.

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J. Brown is a yoga teacher, writer, and founder of Abhyasa Yoga Center in Brooklyn, NY.  His writing has been featured in Yoga Therapy Today, the International Journal of Yoga Therapy, and across the yoga blogosphere. Visit his website at jbrownyoga.com

Cell Phones Demand, "Turn Us Off!"

Ping. Ring. Beep. Repeat.

The endless techno-chatter we have become inundated with via popular cell phone demand is almost as typical as our own pumping heartbeat. Minutes turn into hours and days with constant electronic interruption. It's like a conversation gone bad. Cell phones are a definite plus in today's modern world. But, it's time to give our phones the overdue vacation they deserve.

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Jade Pulman's picture

Jade is a full-time mother of three children she adores. She graduated with her bachelors degree in Family Studies and Nutrition and works hard to implement her learning into her family life. When not writing, you can find her in the outdoors or exploring museums and aquariums with her loving husband and children. 

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Woman sitting in yoga studio on cell phone
02/01/2019
Now that the information superhighway is such a ubiquitous part of our lives, repercussions must be reckoned with. In this time of smartphones and big data, the ancient yogic practice of... read more
Hand holding cell phone that is out of battery life, plugging in.
07/07/2018
Ping. Ring. Beep. Repeat. The endless techno-chatter we have become inundated with via popular cell phone demand is almost as typical as our own pumping heartbeat. Minutes turn into hours and days... read more
Woman sitting in yoga studio on cell phone
02/01/2019
Now that the information superhighway is such a ubiquitous part of our lives, repercussions must be reckoned with. In this time of smartphones and big data, the ancient yogic practice of... read more
Hand holding cell phone that is out of battery life, plugging in.
07/07/2018
Ping. Ring. Beep. Repeat. The endless techno-chatter we have become inundated with via popular cell phone demand is almost as typical as our own pumping heartbeat. Minutes turn into hours and days... read more