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.
If disconnecting from social media and online news is not the right fit for you, here are my personal top five digital wellbeing tips for travelling.