If you've ever opened a bag of chips only to realize they're gone five minutes later, you know what mindlessness is. Melli O'Brien, one of Australia's top mindfulness experts, has said, Technology has made it easier than ever to go on autopilot.
Have you ever zoned out on Instagram, scrolling through photos only to realize 15 minutes have gone by?
By Jen Jones With the recent glut of online dating sites, meeting other singles is as easy as a few simple clicks—but how do you meet potential partners with whom you’ll actually click?
Thanks to “conscious dating” websites like Eco Dater and Yoga Connect, connecting with like-minded singles is starting to get a lot easier. We tracked down three user favorites that just [ital: might] help you manifest that New Year’s resolution of finding love in 2011: Love Colors [update 12-14, site may no longer be functional] On this unique site, “What’s your favorite color, baby? Professional psychic Pamala Oslie launched the Santa Barbara-based site last September as a way for singles to connect based on aura compatibility.
Still, I remained gun-shy—thanks to overexposure to online dating’s downside.
After all, according to marketresearch.com, the dating services business is now a $2.1 billion industry in the U. alone, with niche websites gobbling up ever-larger slices of that pie.
If you don't know what you want, you'll have a much harder time finding it.
Once you're prepared to make those adjustments, here are a few of the more mindful dating apps to explore:1.
“Users sign on and take our color questionnaire to find out their colors, along with all the other basic profile questions,” shares Oslie.
“People will say, ‘It’s like you’ve followed me around my whole life—this is so true. ” Though the site caters to singles of all ages, the majority of users tend to be between 35 and 65 years old.
What about Tinder, which keeps users hooked in with its game-ified swipe function, triggering that dopamine rush that makes you want to keep going?