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For the first time, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) compiled data about the subjective well-being of the UK population. 

Want to discuss living wisely in the modern world? Or have questions about Wisdom 2.0 2013? If you've answered yes to either question, you're in luck. Tomorrow, July 24, there will be a Wisdom 2.0 video chat on Google + at 6 p.m. (Pacific Time), 9 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time).

A recent New York Times article looks at "Designing Calm," a graduate course at Stanford's Institute of Design that focuses on embedding mindfulness into digital devices that pervade our everyday lives. 

New research suggests that emotional intelligence is the reason why those who meditate do better on tasks that require self-control. 

Next year, the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) will include "Internet Addiction Disorder." A recent Newsweek article takes an in-depth look at research surrounding our digital habits and how they effect our well being.

"A Surprising Answer to Sex Problems: Mindfulness"— Need we say more? 

The Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society has launched evolve... a series of in-course and web-based mindfulness programs, tailored to personal, communal, and organizational needs.

Call for submissions to the 11th annual international scientific conference, "Investigating and Integrating Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society."

There's still time to register for "Mindfulness & Education: Bringing Mindfulness Practice to Children Grades K-12," offered by the Omega Institute, with support from F.I.S.H Foundation Inc., and 1440 Foundation.

New research suggests that regular exercise and mindfulness meditation could be one of the best combinations for reducing acute respiratory infections.