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 also … Continue reading Upcoming Event: Introduction to Digital Minimalism

Cultivating high-quality alternatives to digital distractions

Once upon a time, a high-school student tells a group of her peers and adults that she has deleted all her social media accounts for an unspecified period of time. She explains that she is spending too much time on social media, and comparing herself to people online. Everyone nods in agreement relating to the … Continue reading Cultivating high-quality alternatives to digital distractions

Toronto’s Digital Minimalism Meetup Group

"Rethink your online life. Rediscover the pleasures of the offline world." Toronto's Digital Minimalism is a group for digital minimalists, and individuals interested in practicing digital minimalism. 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 … Continue reading Toronto’s Digital Minimalism Meetup Group

Creating space between you and your smartphone

Last year, Apple released the Screen Time app as part of its "digital health" initiative to address growing concerns around increasing device usage, smartphone addiction and social media's impact on our mental well-being. READ: What is Apple Screen Time and how does it work?   As much as it hurts me deeply to admit this, I … Continue reading Creating space between you and your smartphone