A man who recorded every detail of his life for five years has the ultimate way to live in the moment

A man who recorded every detail of his life for 5 yrs
http://qz.com/519298/the-story-of-a-man-who-recorded-every-detail-of-his-life-for-five-years/ Interesting combo of hi-tech camera & low-tech written logbook

“For example, the camera captured a meeting with a colleague in the office corridor, but that didn’t make it in to the log book. Or the log book captured a 30-minute task completed on the computer, but the camera missed that.

The result, as he had suspected, was that the combination was helping him capture more of his day. The log book allowed for reflection and the narrative camera added texture to the reflection.

The power of introspection

There is some scientific evidence of the benefits of Villarroel’s practice. “The experience is consistent with mindfulness practices, which have been shown to have great benefits,” Ronald Riggio, a psychologist at Claremont McKenna College, told Quartz. “The perception of time, however, is subjective.””

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