digital wellness

The opposite of addiction is connection

“The opposite of addiction is not sobriety, the opposite of addiction is connection.” – Johann Hari In a podcast episode by Your Undivided Attention, titled the Opposite of Addiction, Johann Hari makes the case that addiction, among other mental health issues, is a symptom of a deeper problem of a disconnected society (A must listen!).  In other words, […]

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Look up!

This past weekend, a couple of friends and I went to Nuit Blanche to see the art installations downtown Toronto, and in the process, we had a reality check about being. As we strolled through downtown, a friend says, “I never look up.” At that statement, we all look up, observing buildings and structures we have […]

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It’s time for a digital detox

These past few weeks, I gave myself permission to cave into my digital addiction while going through many unpleasant life changes. Practicing digital wellness requires mindfulness, discipline, and dedication, which I felt I didn’t have the energy for. So, I held on tightly to my phone and binged on the internet day after day to […]

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Laugh or log off

Once upon a time, when a fan accused Rihanna of being insensitive for a meme she shared on her Instagram, Rihanna responded with, ‘laugh or log off.’ Discovering this gem a few days ago reminded me of another one from Tyler, The Creator. He tweeted, “Hahahahahahahaha How The F**k Is Cyber Bullying Real Hahahaha N***a Just Walk […]

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