170. Tips and Strategies for Maintaining Digital Wellness
Technology has become an integral part of our lives in today’s digital age. From smartphones to tablets, we are constantly connected and immersed in a world of technology. While technology has undoubtedly brought numerous benefits and conveniences, it is important to balance our tech usage and creative pursuits.
This episode discusses the need for individuals to establish boundaries with technology to maintain healthy relationships. Naché and LaKaye share their experiences and insights on navigating the world of technology while also nurturing their creativity.
The hosts discuss various strategies for achieving this balance. One such approach is to set specific boundaries with technology. This can include designating specific times or places where technology is off-limits, such as during meals or before bedtime. By creating these boundaries, individuals can carve out time for other activities, such as creative pursuits or spending quality time with loved ones.
Throughout the episode, Naché and LaKaye discuss their experiences with technology and creativity. Naché, described as both a tech enthusiast and a tactile person, shares how she finds a balance between these seemingly contrasting aspects of her personality. She enjoys updating her technology and exploring the latest apps but also values unplugging and engaging in traditional activities like journaling and crafting. This serves as a reminder that technology and creativity are not mutually exclusive, and finding a balance between them is possible.
In conclusion, balancing technology and creativity is essential in today’s digital age. Ultimately, the goal is to achieve digital wellness and maintain a balanced lifestyle in the digital age.
10 Dimensions of Wellness
- Career Wellness
- Creative Wellness (Ep. S78 155)
- Digital Wellness
- Emotional Wellness
- Environmental Wellness
- Financial Wellness (Ep. S78 157)
- Intellectual Wellness
- Physical Wellness
- Social Wellness (Ep. S78 151)
- Spiritual Wellness
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1:38 What is digital wellness?
7:30 Tips to protect your eyes from blue light
9:53 Finding balance between analog and digital
13:20 Curating social content so that it makes you feel good vs. bad
17:37 Making social content and articles easily discoverable
22:52 Recommended time management apps
26:46 Screen time metrics and focus mode
30:11 Managing notifications and ringtones
34:51 Digital hygiene tips for work
50:27 Digital wellness for children
59:49 Using your phone as a VA and a few safety and security tips
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- Digital Wellness Definition
- Digital Wellbeing for Families Guide by Google
- 10 tips to Promote Digital Wellness in the Workplace by Tech Target
- What is Digital Wellness and Why Does It Matter? by BetterYou
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- Azio Retro Keyboard
- GetPocket (save articles)
- Mindstone (save articles, but it has a “gaming” aspect to it)
- Slidebox (app for organizing photos)
- Toogl Track (timekeeper)
- Focus Keeper (Pomodoro timer app)
- Headspace (meditation app)
- Focusmate (virtual coworker app)
- Pocket Casts (subscribe to podcasts)
- Audible (audio books)
- Libby (app; link to the library for free digital and audiobooks)
- AMERIERGO Foot Rest for Under Desk at Work
- Haworth Fern Ergonomic Office Chair (Coastal Grey)
- Bark (parental control app)
- Oral B Electric Toothbrush
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