By taking simple steps your family can become less connected to the world online and have more time to connect as family.
Finding a work-life balance is essential.
Multi-tasking email alongside other forms of communication such as phone and face-to-face meetings increases stress.
Leo Babauta reminds us that a break from digital communication is refreshing. It clears your life of the noise, and allows you to find quiet, to focus on the important, to be at peace.
This world of constant connection is making us more disconnected than ever. Here’s what you can do about it.
Leo Babauta believes the obsession with keeping up with information actually takes away from the things that are most important to us.
Slow down, breathe, enjoy every moment. Learn to focus on what’s in front of you, and find peace in whatever you do.
Wherever you are, turn off your phone, computer or television. Whether you’re standing, sitting or walking, just pause for a while, close your eyes and breathe deeply.
So are we kidding ourselves that handing in our phones at the door and spending a weekend gambolling in a forest will free us from the thrall of technology? Perhaps.
For many of us the siren song of social media, email and online gaming is almost impossible to resist. So what steps will help you take charge of your technology?