The joy of missing out

A while back, I was at a nightclub slightly drunk and perfectly content to be in an establishment that encourages bad decisions when I experienced the joy of missing out. My favorite songs blasted out of the speakers at deafening levels while bodies pushed against one another and drinks were spilled at an alarming rate.Continue reading “The joy of missing out”

Setting boundaries with technology

This post is inspired by a post on the Human Tech community forum titled, how I went offline (mostly). In the post, the person offers four stages for going internet-free in most areas of our lives. The first stage they propose is to “establish a place for the internet.” Simply put, set boundaries between yourselfContinue reading “Setting boundaries with technology”

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”