What I’ve learned from not browsing on my phone for a month

I have been meaning to write a follow-up to my digital minimalism challenge post for the past two weeks now but there is always something easier to do, something more fun, at a tap of a screen. Most can relate to the challenge of distracting apps and platforms that clutter our lives and make it harderContinue reading “What I’ve learned from not browsing on my phone for a month”

Event Recap: Introduction to Digital Minimalism

Last Sunday, a group of digital minimalism enthusiasts and friends met at the Jason George pub in Toronto to learn more about digital minimalism and intentional digital use. During this two-hour event, we discussed what digital minimalism is, the three core principles of digital minimalism, and committed to implementing a 30-day digital declutter challenge forContinue reading “Event Recap: Introduction to Digital Minimalism”

Upcoming Event: Introduction to Digital Minimalism

Toronto’s Digital Minimalism Meetup Group is hosting our first event, Introduction to Digital Minimalism! We will be utilizing Cal Newport’s new book to explore the following three questions: What exactly is digital minimalism? What are the three core principles of digital minimalism? How can we best adopt digital minimalism into our lives? We will alsoContinue reading “Upcoming Event: Introduction to Digital Minimalism”

Toronto’s Digital Minimalism Meetup Group

Toronto’s Digital Minimalism is a group for digital minimalists, and individuals interested in practicing digital minimalism and digital wellness. Using Cal Newport’s definition, digital minimalism is a philosophy of technology use in which you focus your online time on a small number of carefully selected and optimized activities that strongly support things you value, andContinue reading “Toronto’s Digital Minimalism Meetup Group”

On digital minimalism

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Take the Pledge! #NationalDayofUnplugging2019

When your phone buzzes or a notification pops up your screen, do you stop what you’re doing to look and respond?  Do you have multiple devices constantly competing for your attention at all times? Do you find it hard to sit still for a bit without checking your phone or social media feeds? Have youContinue reading “Take the Pledge! #NationalDayofUnplugging2019”

Digital wellness for beginners

At our era of smartphones, social media proliferation and the attention economy, our attention has become the most valuable commodity. In order to profit from our attention, companies use tactics to hijack our attention. These tactics keep us glued to our smartphones; scrolling mindlessly through our newsfeeds and watching cat memes all day long. AreContinue reading “Digital wellness for beginners”