Essays Tagged: "distractions"

Mind over Matter

lps monks achieve this enlightened state is meditation. By clearing the mind of mundane clutter and distractions, a monk can become in tune with his inner being and body, which results in a greater un ... to meditate was outside my dorm next to a tree. This proved to be a comfortable place, yet full of distractions. I have meditated before in my martial arts classes, yet it was difficult calming my mi ...

(5 pages) 133 0 4.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Reflections on liberation in Buddhism

sires in order to gain free mind7) Right mindfulness [38]Untroubled solitude of the mind suppresses distractions by allowing total awareness of them8) Right meditation [33]When the mind is stilled suc ...

(1 pages) 56 1 4.3 Feb/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

Virtues of my life

e is definitely hard to achieve, but is definitely something to attempt. Personally, there are many distractions and obstructions the present day provides, creating a difficulty of direction in my own ...

(3 pages) 113 0 3.0 Aug/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

Analytical paper on Interactive Television

problem with interactive television is that it works best with a focused individual viewer without distractions. It also requires the user to remain indoors for long periods of time which people don' ...

(6 pages) 112 0 3.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Title: "Problems in America's Schools" includes I. Inadequacy of urban schools, II. Students needs, and III. Distractions. works cited included- 8 sources. MLA format

neyB. RaceC. Peer pressureII. Students needsA. CensorshipB. Special needsC. Gifted and talentedIII. DistractionsA. School ShootingsB. Other ViolenceC. Truancy"Our progress as a nation can be no swifte ... help just is not out there.Arguably one of the biggest problem in public schools in general are the distractions from the education process. So much is going on in any given high-schooler's life that ...

(11 pages) 810 0 4.7 Jun/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Homeschooling versus public schools:pros and cons

e student. Homeschooling hinders a students' social development by allowing them to escape from the distractions and pressures of society. Taking students out of public schools only isolates them from ... ovide greater challenges. And without the crowded schools, the student can have a reduced amount of distractions and avoid peer pressure due to the lack of peer interaction. Although these are all gre ...

(3 pages) 366 5 4.3 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

My Method of Writing. A short essay on writing styles focusing on my own.

nd do their work there. These people believe that if they write in these places then the amount of distractions that they encounter are minimized and they are able to concentrate more effectively. M ... entration one is able to apply to the work. If four hours are spent on a piece of writing, but the distractions are not minimized and the drive and ambition to do a great job are not present, then fo ...

(6 pages) 223 0 3.9 Dec/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Automotive Companies

Assess the Significance of the question of Parliamentary Reform in the Careers of Gladstone and Disraeli 1865-68?

arliamentary reform, while foreign affairs held public attention in a quite unprecedented way. Such distractions from parliamentary reform included the Crimean War and events in Italy and Poland. Also ...

(8 pages) 48 0 3.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Cellular phones being used in cars.Should it be allowed? No!

s of accidents that can be linked to wreckless drivers with cell phones or other seemingly harmless distractions. The number of cell phone users has sky rocketed as well as the number of collisions in ...

(3 pages) 181 2 3.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

How I learn.

down at a new technology or at a new experience and pick up enough very quickly to get by. Very few distractions can keep me from learning, especially if I focus solely on the subject I am trying to l ...

(10 pages) 210 1 3.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

George Orwell's "1984" and Margaret Atwood's "The Handmaids Tale" .

e to see the respective states desire to control love and emotion, which are considered undesirable distractions, as a means of achieving the totalitarian control that they so desire. It is thus in th ... ntrol that they so desire. It is thus in the respective states attempts to control such undesirable distractions that contrasts occur in both Orwell an Atwood's portrayal of an intended utopia gone wr ...

(8 pages) 92 0 3.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"The Screwtape Lette" by C.S. Lewis.

uman soul and how the devil tempts that soul towards evil even in the smallest ways. The devil uses distractions like selfishness, doubt, spiritual pride and weariness. Another way include tempting on ... the Lord. If we take them into our own hands, we are destined for disaster. In the letters we learn distractions do not occur by chance. We need to keep our focus on God, or we will fall into the enem ...

(9 pages) 76 1 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

English Composition I, Opinion paper on what The Perfect High School would be...

ike setting. This would serve to isolate the school from the surrounding community and its inherent distractions. Equally important is the design of the interior of the building. Aside from the facili ... ces made concerning design, facilities, and services would provide a learning environment free from distractions.With an environment designed to provide all needed services, free from distraction, it ...

(2 pages) 69 0 1.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

How to communicate effectively.

ow the talker that you want to listen. Listening is not something you can be passive about.4.Remove distractions. This will help show the talker you're interested in what they have to say. This also h ...

(4 pages) 127 0 3.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

How to Find Happiness

raduate life with honors.Nowadays, it's really hard to know what one should do his life. There many distractions that prevent us from realizing our purpose and fulfilling our dreams. Some people are a ...

(3 pages) 54 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Tourism Around Us

on approaches the issue. Tourism bring huge amounts of profit for some people, while it also brings distractions for others. Tourism does not only affects those things, it also affect the ground and t ...

(5 pages) 62 0 2.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Dangerous Habits

I feel that if people are unable to apply all of their attentionto a road without having any minor distractions there to set them off track, they really justshouldn't be on the roads.Talking on a cel ...

(2 pages) 65 2 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Critique and Analysis of "Goodbye Saigon" by Billy Joel

were as deadly as each other."They sent us Playboy; They gave us Bob Hope"Weak, useless, temporary distractions. Just like drugs. A temporary "getaway" from the reality of war, guts, and blood."We du ...

(2 pages) 44 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Aggressive Driving

. Types B. CausesII. Foundation For Traffic Safety StudyA. Injuries and DeathsB. WeaponsIII. DistractionsA. Home away from homeB. Alcoholtitle:Aggressive Driving in North Texas(replace with you ... nt programs that specifically target aggressive driving and is interested in taking similar actions.Distractions from driving is a major cause of roadway crashes. Motorists are often seen eating, drin ...

(3 pages) 87 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

In Patagonia by Bruce Chatwin

r lives in a way that as we all go through our own journeys in life, we will encounter problems and distractions, but we don't give up and keep going. There is significance to the title of In Patagoni ...

(2 pages) 25 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers