Upcoming event: Practising digital minimalism in a digitally-caffeinated culture

“Cal Newport has discovered a cure for the techno-exhaustion that plagues our always-on, digitally caffeinated culture.” —Joshua Fields Millburn, The Minimalists Join us for a discussion on how we can incorporate digital minimalism in practical ways that fit our lifestyle perfectly! We will explore ideas to help us cultivate a sustainable digital minimalist lifestyle, including … Continue reading Upcoming event: Practising digital minimalism in a digitally-caffeinated culture

What I’ve learned from not browsing on my phone for a month

I have been meaning to write a follow-up to my digital minimalism challenge post for the past two weeks now but there is always something easier to do, something more fun, at a tap of a screen. Most can relate to the challenge of distracting apps and platforms that clutter our lives and make it harder … Continue reading What I’ve learned from not browsing on my phone for a month

Demonizing the tool(s) is scapegoating

Addiction, for the most part, is escapism. Most addictions are the result of individuals trying to escape the unappealing realities of life, be it pain, loss, emotional turmoil and suffering. Pretty much anything can become an addiction, including alcohol, drugs, sex, food, gambling, and video games, if used excessively as a coping mechanism. The widely … Continue reading Demonizing the tool(s) is scapegoating

Event Recap: Introduction to Digital Minimalism

Last Sunday, June 30th, a group of digital minimalism enthusiasts and friends met at the Jason George pub in Toronto to learn more about digital minimalism and intentional digital use. During this two-hour event, we discussed what digital minimalism is, the three core principles of digital minimalism, and committed to implementing a 30-day digital declutter … Continue reading Event Recap: Introduction to Digital Minimalism