Three digital wellness apps I use to tame my digital addiction

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”

NoSurf: A guide for minimizing mindless browsing

My introduction to the /r/nosurf community on reddit happened, ironically, as I was mindlessly browsing through the website, my favourite time passing activity and guilty-pleasure. The subreddit /r/nosurf  is a community for people who want to become more productive by wasting less time mindlessly surfing the internet. The NoSurf movement does not advocate for quittingContinue reading “NoSurf: A guide for minimizing mindless browsing”

In praise of taking digital breaks

A digital break can be extremely helpful for people who feel like they are always on their digital devices being constantly bombarded with notifications, or feel that they are hopelessly addicted to their black screens. If you are part of the 1%, you can take yourself on the unpluggedweekend retreat that promises you a breakContinue reading “In praise of taking digital breaks”