Back away from the Smartphone.

Via Waylon Lewis
on Aug 11, 2011
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You’re doing it wrong.

All together now: do one thing at a time.

Hang. Catch up. Eat. Talk. Call. Text. Walk.

Not too things. Doing too things at the same thyme makes u dummer.

I know, easier said than done (says I while drinking third Americano of day). Doing one thing at a time, we do it better. It’s better for business to be less “efficient” and more “present.” It’s better for love, and saves us klesha and forgotten to-dos and it’s better for our heart and stress levels. It’s better.

Hanging out with friends … you’re doing it wrong.” Via Reddit:


About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. | His first book, Things I would like to do with You, is now available.


4 Responses to “Back away from the Smartphone.”

  1. […] Be still. Meditate. Be quiet. Shut your thoughts off (and your iPhone, and your laptop, and your music, and your television) for at least ten minutes. See what’s going on in […]

  2. […] You could do all that, but you’d be doing it wrong. […]

  3. Kevin says:

    Don't do "too things at once. Too things makes us dumber"…
    Were you doing two things at once when you wrote this?