A new month, like the new year, brings about new possibilities and opportunities to commit to a habit change. Towards the end of last May, I committed to follow a morning and night routine for 31 days to bring about a much needed structure to my days in quarantine. A relatively simple change to my dailyContinue reading “31-day challenge of no devices after 8 PM”
What’s hoarding toilet papers got to do a fatal flu virus outbreak? Good ol’ media. Are you looking to take back control of your time and attention? SIGN UP HERE to receive my FREE weekly newsletter with 5 ideas to bring digital wellness to your daily life. Imagine this. The year is 2020. A flu virus,Continue reading “Be informed, stay sane: Digital wellness in the era of COVID-19”
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This post is for anyone who is considering quitting social media, curious about deleting their social media accounts, and/or is just intrigued about what life is like without social media in the 21st century. Roughly two and a half years ago, sometime in June 2017, I deleted my last standing social media account, Twitter. AreContinue reading “Lessons from two and a half years without social media”
It has been approximately two years and three months since I deleted my last standing social media account, Twitter, and embarked on living without social media. While I am by no means an expert on how to maintain an exuberant social life, I have managed a modest social life post-social media despite not being soContinue reading “How to stay connected post-social media”
What if we were to value our attention like we value money? What radically changed my relationship with social media, or why I quit social media, was when I learned about the attention economy. Are you looking to take back control of your time and attention? SIGN UP HERE to receive my FREE weekly newsletter withContinue reading “Value your attention”
These past few weeks, I gave myself permission to cave into my digital addiction while going through many unpleasant life changes. Practicing digital wellness requires mindfulness, discipline, and dedication, which I felt I didn’t have the energy for. So, I held on tightly to my phone and binged on the internet day after day toContinue reading “It’s time for a digital detox”
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Cal Newport has discovered a cure for the techno-exhaustion that plagues our always-on, digitally caffeinated culture. — JOSHUA FIELDS MILLBURN, THE MINIMALISTS This past weekend, Toronto’s Digital Minimalism Meetup Group held our second event, practicing digital minimalism in a digitally-caffeinated culture. The event centered around discussing the challenges of the digital world and practical waysContinue reading “Event recap: Practising digital minimalism in a digitally-caffeinated culture”
Isn’t it ironic that there are apps designed to help us navigate our addiction to the digital world? Fight fire with fire, I guess. Anyway, as mentioned in previous posts (here for instance), it is entirely impossible for me to use willpower or self-control to manage the time and energy I spend on mindless online activities.Continue reading “Three digital wellness apps I use to tame my digital addiction”