Our phone vibrates with a Twitter notification and we do a stealth check even though we’re in a business meeting. Our heart speeds up at the sight of three new ‘likes’ on our latest Facebook status. We can’t get through the first course of our dinner without Instagramming our plate.

Dr. Joe Flanders, the director of the MindSpace clinic, was featured in the Life section of the Montreal Gazette on March 25th. The piece was written by June Thompson, a health columnist at the Gazette. Ms. Thompson, who has written extensively on her own experiences trying out different wellness practices, started practicing Mindfulness recently and declared 2013 to be “the year of Mindfulness.”