On Hands-Free Living

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Of all the issues -- important or not -- I grapple with daily, living life in the moment is hardest for me. Already I know you've probably read a post like this a thousand million times from other writers or bloggers or friends pledging to disconnect and get back to actually living a real, authentic life in the flesh.(Commence the eye-rolling, because heaven knows I do it, too.)Less online time.Fewer texts and emails.More face-to-face versus chatting by phone.More living in the here and now.It all sounds grand and even quite noble, but in all my (many) previous half-hearted attempts, I've failed miserably within a couple days. Why? . . .

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