5 Ways to Beat Media Overwhelm

When news' cycles are stressful or intense, you may feel tempted to check the news or social media platforms every few seconds for more information. You may even feel addicted to the emotional rush that comes from panic-inducing headlines. As you spend more time in front of a screen during isolation and social distancing, here… Continue reading 5 Ways to Beat Media Overwhelm

How to avoid social comparison on social media

I was watching Professor Laurie Santos as part of her Science of Well-Being course on Coursera, where she talks about how to deal with social comparison. She takes a dim view of social media, encouraging students to delete social media apps from their phones, or at least give it up for a week to see… Continue reading How to avoid social comparison on social media

How to resist millennial burnout in a 24/7 culture

Whether it's side hustle culture, a high pressure job that makes it difficult for you to boundaries or the pressure to perform for other people on social media, you may feel you're at risk of burnout. It doesn't help that burnout as a lifestyle is romanticised by entrepreneurial Instagram memes, co-working spaces and the obsession… Continue reading How to resist millennial burnout in a 24/7 culture

How a decade of rage led to me to creating Digital Cooldown

I can’t remember the moment it became a problem. But things creep up on you. I can’t remember the moment I stopped reading fiction books. Or the moment I stopped blogging and started taking pictures of my coffee. I can’t remember the moment I could no longer watch a film all the way through on… Continue reading How a decade of rage led to me to creating Digital Cooldown