Addiction by design: how technology keeps us hooked

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 Taylor Vick on Unsplash Hello there! Welcome to my blog. I am Mehret Biruk, a digital wellness coach, and I’m here to help YOU (re)discover the pleasures of the offline world! Seven years ago, I deleted my Instagram account to take back control of my time and attention (that was back in 2013– oh,… Continue reading Welcome!