Monday, April 25, 2016

Calm down and laugh at the orange (but pass on the colouring)

"From knitting crazes to mindfulness training centers, Americans today will take anything they can get to escape the hum of their perceived hyper-connectivity and overwork. That demand has created a sort of mindfulness industrial complex, a sprawling, lucrative industry that peddles DIY relaxation of all kinds, from calming crafts to downloadable guided meditation, week-long silent retreats and a $150 “calmness” tracker. (""America's Obsession with Adult Coloring is a Cry for Help")
Manny, who has just accidentally eaten a copy of The Little Book of Calm, has some other suggestions:

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