Toronto’s Digital Minimalism Meetup Group

"Rethink your online life. Rediscover the pleasures of the offline world." Toronto's Digital Minimalism is a group for digital minimalists, and individuals interested in practicing digital minimalism. Using Cal Newport's definition, digital minimalism is a philosophy of technology use in which you focus your online time on a small number of carefully selected and optimized activities … Continue reading Toronto’s Digital Minimalism Meetup Group

Creating space between you and your smartphone

Last year, Apple released the Screen Time app as part of its "digital health" initiative to address growing concerns around increasing device usage, smartphone addiction and social media's impact on our mental well-being. READ: What is Apple Screen Time and how does it work?   As much as it hurts me deeply to admit this, I … Continue reading Creating space between you and your smartphone

Unplugging: A digital detox experiment

This post is a way overdue follow up to the National Unplugging Day article I wrote, and my experience unplugging.  According to a study by the World Economic Forum, digital media users often spend more hours online than they sleep, yet only half believe it improves their quality of life. Not only is increased in … Continue reading Unplugging: A digital detox experiment