My digital diet: How I created more time and regained control of my brain

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My digital diet
The average person spends 16 minutes on Facebook every time they login.
The Yellow Social Media Report 2018 states:
Multiplying average time spent by average usage occasions indicates that the typical user is spending almost 10 hours a week on Facebook.
10 hours a week!
Do that for an entire year? That’s 520 hours (nearly 22 days) of your life.
Now stop and ask yourself this question:
Is this time well spent?
Probably not.
As a new years resolution, I decided that […]

The paradox of the pause: How stopping regularly helps you get more done

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In pre-internet days, it was much easier to focus and complete your work.
If you were struggling, you couldn’t escape to the worlds of Facebook, YouTube and Netflix for instant relief.
How do I know?
Because I was born before 1985. I know what it feels like to be a student with and without the Internet. […]