Taking time off to rest from busy work requires preparation if we wish to make the most of it without interruptions or worry. Planning ahead, communicating our intent with stakeholders and using simple, intelligent digital solutions may help make our time away peaceful and joyful.
One most significant skill to learn for good digital wellbeing is managing transitions to and from online activities. Learning to negotiate our online and offline identities, connections and behaviours can be incredibly helpful but is frequently overlooked. I still see many articles about digital wellbeing and online safety assuming a clear cut line between the two worlds. That’s simply not the case.
Welcome to August, a month of holidays and first travel adventures for many of you. Time of well-deserved rest, especially this year. It also continues to be a busy time for some of you, especially if you cannot take time off at all. Last month I proposed the idea of active rest, so this time I would like to play with the other side of that coin: rest, reflection, restoration, smarter work and softer routine.
What is rest and why do we need it?
New report on sleep and some tips from us too.
The last two, three weeks have been quite hectic for many of us. Let’s stop and breathe. Here are my three short mindfulness videos. Enjoy.
Early months of the year can be difficult – days are still short, the weather still quite gloomy and access to sunshine quite limited. When working in supporting professions (as consultants, coaches, counsellors) we are always taught and tested on our self-care skills. But what if we do have good self-care mechanisms, but due to external factors simply cannot access them?