Read a book instead
Every year, millions of people make New Year’s resolutions hoping to spark positive change in their lives. Reading is one of the most popular resolutions for many people, including myself. And, for very good reasons. Reading is an excellent hobby with many benefits. It puts our brain to work. It involves several brain functions, including…
Radical digital declutter
Taking my own advice, I paid attention to what part of my digital life was causing me the most stress. Email was the number one offender. On a recent vacation, I experimented with life without email. For a week, I didn’t check my email at all. It was simply amazing, glorious, freeing, delightful, exceptional… *Sigh.*…
Is digital declutter for you?
Digital declutter is a very personal journey. Three ideas to determine if digital declutter is for you; pay attention, identify top offenders, and visualize it.
A radical digital declutter journey
I’m one person, with one brain. There is so much information I can realistically consume before I die of information-exhaustion. Time for digital declutter.
Stay informed while avoiding media hysteria
What’s hoarding toilet papers got to do a fatal flu virus outbreak? Good ol’ media. Imagine this. The year is 2020. A flu virus, the deadliest in history, by the name of coronavirus has infected and wiped out 99.9 percent of the world’s population. At the same time, aliens have decided to pay our planet…
Extreme world views often only exist online, and what to *actually* think of Donald Trump
In today’s attention economy, outrage, extremism, and sensational news generates the most amount of clicks.
5 tips for reducing inbox clutter
Raise your hand if you have ever been personally victimized by an overflowing, cluttered, anxiety-inducing inbox… Email, an abbreviation of “electronic mail,” was invented in the early 1970s by Ray Tomlinson as a personal side project. Since the first email sent by Tomlinson in 1971, email has ushered in an incredible new era of communication…
3 practical tips to read over 20 books a year
Three practical tips to make reading an immensely enjoyable leisure activity— quit reading books you don’t like, cut out distractions, and remove friction.
Demons hate fresh air
No matter what time you get out of bed, go for a walk and then work, because the demons hate it when you get out of bed, demons hate fresh air.