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What, Be Still?

single lily on waterThe Family Institute’s July Family Tip of the Month discusses stillness as we’ve become accustomed to filling every microsecond with some form of distraction.

From this month’s tip:

Non-stop input — texts and apps and phone calls and websites and television and music — stretches the brain beyond optimal functioning, impairing focus, learning, retention, and more. There’s a problem here, and it’s called “cognitive overload”: more input than the brain can effectively handle.

Read the entire Tip of the Month and learn how to bring a sense of stillness to your family.

For additional Tips and to sign up for our Tip of the month, visit our Tips webpage.

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