NoSurf: A guide for minimizing mindless browsing

My introduction to the NoSurf community, ironically, happened as I was mindlessly browsing through Reddit, my favorite guilty pleasure, and stumbled upon the NoSurf subreddit, a community for people who want to become more productive by wasting less time mindlessly surfing the internet. The NoSurf movement does not advocate for quitting the internet altogether. Instead, … Continue reading NoSurf: A guide for minimizing mindless browsing

In praise of taking digital breaks

A digital break can be extremely helpful for people who feel like they are always on their smartphones, constantly being bombarded with notifications or feel that they are hopelessly addicted to their black screens. If you are part of the 1%, you can take yourself on the unpluggedweekend retreat that promises you a break from it … Continue reading In praise of taking digital breaks

Minimizing ‘the noise’: Why I deleted my LinkedIn account

What do you need to do when an online platform intended for professional networking and growing your career turns into a nuance to your everyday life? You need to cut it. My disdain for social media continues to grow more and more each day. I am completely, albeit a bit alarmingly, obsessed with the idea of … Continue reading Minimizing ‘the noise’: Why I deleted my LinkedIn account