Focus & Digital Balance

Blogging about Digital Detox and unplugging, customizing our connectivity, new technologies, distraction management, and a healthy lifestyle in our hyperconnected world

Awareness hacks! Are we in need of a more mindful way of living?

Are we in need of a more mindful way of living? 

And what role can technology play in this?

Sebastian Neubauer Offtime Interview (Picture)Recently, we had the pleasure of talking to Sebastian Nienaber for an exchange of ideas, and a little Q&A.  Sebastian Nienaber worked with startups in Germany and UK as an internet entrepreneur, recently set up a meditation and mindfulness consultancy (Profuse29) in London and is also working on setting up a conference on Hacking Happiness (13. – 15. November 2014, London), a Summit on Human Potential, Performance and Wellbeing.  Continue reading

A Tech Day in the Park – Innovation and Mindfulness at Berlin Tech Open Air 2014

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This year’s Tech Open Air in Berlin (#TOA14) brought together a wide variety of speakers and listeners around contemporary tech innovations and their impact on human well-being. Apart from classical hardware tech fields like 3D printing, topics like mindfulness, using one’s full potential be it in creativity or efficiency or the capacity to focus were at the center of attention.

And so one of the most prominent questions posed throughout the day was how innovative solutions and hacks can shape environments streamlined for creativity, excellence and well-being.

Here is a recap of the day with some of our favorite talks. Continue reading