Event recap: 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 .  .  . This past weekend, Toronto's Digital Minimalism Meetup Group held our second event, practicing digital minimalism in a digitally-caffeinated culture. The event centered around discussing the challenges of the … Continue reading Event recap: Practising digital minimalism in a digitally-caffeinated culture

Three digital wellness apps I use to tame my digital addiction

Isn't it ironic that there are apps designed to help us navigate our addiction to the digital world? Fight fire with fire, I guess. Anyway, as mentioned in previous posts (here for instance), it is entirely impossible for me to use willpower or self-control to manage the time and energy I spend on mindless online activities. … Continue reading Three digital wellness apps I use to tame my digital addiction

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

Youth cafés: creating youth-friendly spaces

Providing physical spaces where young people feel valued and empowered is essential to positive youth development. Safe spaces for youth should be places where young people can come together to express themselves and engage in decision-making processes that impact their lives. Youth should have an active and on-going role in creating a youth-friendly space, including … Continue reading Youth cafés: creating youth-friendly spaces