Dr. Edward Hallowell Interview Part 2: ADD’s Upside, the Power of Attention

Last week’s blog article featured Part 1 of my interview about busyness and distraction with Dr. Edward Hallowell, the New York Times best-selling author of “Driven to Distraction,” “CrazyBusy,” “Shine” and several other books. This week is Part 2 of our conversation. The transcript of our conversation is edited for length and clarity.  You can […]

Dr. Edward Hallowell Interview Part 1: ADD, Attention and Being ‘CrazyBusy’

I’ve long admired the work of Dr. Edward Hallowell, the New York Times best-selling author of “Driven to Distraction,” “CrazyBusy,” “Shine” and several other books. So I was honored when he joined me to talk about attention deficit disorder, how it’s changed and why so many people these days are feeling overwhelmed and distracted. This week’s […]

Control Makes Me Happy

My work has led me to believe that clutter, whether electronic or physical, but especially clutter of one’s work space, results in stress, because it sends messages to the owner of the clutter that they are not in control, that they are overwhelmed, that there may be things buried in the clutter that are important […]

Some Thoughts on Twitter (University Social Media Ban Conclusion)

This is Maura Thomas from RegainYourTime.com. This is the conclusion of my interview with Charles Palmer, the Executive Director of the Center for Advanced Entertainment & Learning Technologies, of Harrisburg University of Science & Technology. Please click the link at the top of the page to read the earlier parts. Please click below to hear […]

University Social Media Ban Pt. 5

This is Maura Thomas from RegainYourTime.com. This is part five of my interview with Charles Palmer, the Executive Director of the Center for Advanced Entertainment & Learning Technologies, of Harrisburg University of Science & Technology. Please click the link at the top of the page to read the earlier parts. Please click below to hear […]

University Social Media Ban, Pt 4

This is Maura Thomas from RegainYourTime.com. This is part four of my interview with Charles Palmer, the Executive Director of the Center for Advanced Entertainment & Learning Technologies, of Harrisburg University of Science & Technology. Please click the link at the top of the page to read the earlier parts. Please click below to hear […]

University Social Media Ban Pt. 3

This is Maura Thomas from RegainYourTime.com. This is part three of my interview with Charles Palmer, the Executive Director of the Center for Advanced Entertainment & Learning Technologies, of Harrisburg University of Science & Technology. Please click the link at the top of the page to read the earlier parts. Please click below to hear […]

University Social Media Ban Pt. 2

This is Maura Thomas from RegainYourTime.com. This is part two of my interview with Charles Palmer, the Executive Director of the Center for Advanced Entertainment & Learning Technologies, of Harrisburg University of Science & Technology. Please click the link at the top of the page to read earlier parts. Please click below to hear the […]

University Social Media Ban Pt. 1

This is Maura Thomas from RegainYourTime.com. This is part one of my interview with Charles Palmer, the Executive Director of the Center for Advanced Entertainment & Learning Technologies, of Harrisburg University of Science & Technology. Please click the link at the top for an introduction to this interview. Please click below to hear the transcript, […]

What Happens When a Tech School Bans Social Media?

That’s right, Harrisburg University of Science & Technology did an experiment in the fall semester, banning social media on campus for a week. The goal was to encourage the students to think about their reliance on these communication tools and their impact on relationships.  You can read more about the ban here. The experiment was […]