Photo by John Kappa ツ on Unsplash A while back, I wrote a very lengthy and super detailed article on the attention economy: how and why big data is hijacking your mind. Honestly? Even I don’t read super long articles on the web anymore. I don’t have the attention span for it (Oops…) So, in all fairness, I’ve… Continue reading Addiction by design: how technology keeps us hooked
Photo by Oleg Laptev on Unsplash A while back, I wrote a very lengthy and super detailed article on the attention economy: how and why big data is hijacking your mind. Honestly? Even I don’t read super long articles on the web anymore. I don’t have the attention span for it (Oops…) So, in all… Continue reading A very short introduction to the attention economy
Photo by Aneta Pawlik on Unsplash 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.… Continue reading Read a book instead
Photo by Boba Jovanovic on Unsplash What better time than the end of the year, and 2020 at that, to take a much need break from the digital world? It all started with a conversation. Last Thursday, Mine from @unapologetically.mine and I got on Instagram Live to chat about protecting our inner peace while using… Continue reading On taking a digital break
Life without internet 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,… Continue reading How I radically decluttered my email and online accounts to minimize digital overwhelm
Digital declutter is a very personal journey. For some, it's their email inbox that is cluttered and stressful. For others, it's their desktop overflowing with files and documents. Below are three ideas to determine if digital declutter is for you. 1. pay attention What, if any, area of your digital space is overflowing and stressful?… Continue reading Is digital declutter for you?
📍 Antigua If you surrendered to the air, you can ride it." — Toni Morrison *Sigh.* It has finally dawned on me I'm one person with one brain, and there is only so much information I can realistically consume before I die of information-exhaustion. Hey, stress kills! The realization hit me during my recent unplugged… Continue reading A radical digital declutter journey