When we demonize our smartphones, we are using them as a scapegoat for the real issue: real life is complex, difficult and challenging, and we want to escape.
Wouldn’t it be wonderful to get lost in the world of creativity and art whenever the need to mindlessly scroll arises? Ideas for self-medicating with art.
The bigger social and cultural changes that have ushered in the proliferation of internet and smartphone addiction.
If we are assessing our smartphone use (effect) then what causes its use? Is the cause being uncomfortable with the current situation?
I realized LinkedIn was just as much of a distraction from real life as other social media platforms.
Textiety refers to the anxious feeling one gets from not receiving or sending text messages. The result of the unspoken expectations of our texting culture.
Digital minimalism is about intentionality. Use technology so it serves you, and not the other way around.
Opt-out. Re-design your lifestyle. Brag about the 7-9 hours of sleep you get each night. Go for a walk. Nurture your hobby(ies).
A brief summary of the book, Digital Minimalism, what I found the most useful, and my own journey towards digital minimalism.
There is so much negativity online. There’s also so much positivity. We have the option to engage with the online space in a lighthearted way. Laugh or log off.