Thing a Day
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Thing a Day

Mindfulness, Flow, and Dissociation: A Spectrum of Focus

Being mindful, losing yourself in a task, and just losing yourself.

Photo by Nubelson Fernandes on Unsplash

I have written about mindfulness a lot in the past. I use several tasks to practice mindfulness — carving spoons, playing the ukulele, and playing video games are several of them. After posting one of those articles, a friend commented asking how…

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Matthew Maniaci

Matthew Maniaci

Living with and talking about mental illness in an open, honest way to help break down stigma. I was one of those suicidal kids you read about. He/him/his.