• Acknowledge that it's not
possible to keep up. There's
more info created each day
than you can read in a year.
• Choose your sources wisely,
budget the time you spend
online, and when you feel your
mind getting tired, move on.
• Take up an artistic practice. The
time spent on aesthetic creation
gives your mind a break.
• Come back to your body.
• Do one thing at a time and
know why you are doing it.
• Plan times to be plugged in, and
times to be unplugged. Stick to
• Spend time in nature without
• Create a “Distraction” folder on
you phone for FB, Instagram,
Social Media Anxiety Maintaining your “second” self.
Social Media Anxiety:
• Remember that you are managing
two identities, online and off.
• Remember that people are likely to
only post things that make them
• Be aware of how much benefit you
are actually receiving from
• Choose to respond when it’s
convenient to you.
• FOMOs: Fear Of Missing Out.
Acknowledge that you can’t ready
Alone Together “It has become appallingly obvious that our
technology has exceeded our humanity”
- Albert Einstein
• Agree with your friends on
when it’s ok for each of you to
be on your devices and when
• Make certain areas of your
house (like the kitchen and
dining room) device-free.
• For friends or couples, plan
times to be unplugged together.
• Restaurant phone stacking.
First to pick up, pays.