October is the time of the year when we celebrate and raise awareness around mental health. This year the theme of the Mental Health Day (10.10.) is mental health inequality.
What is a digital detox, and why so many times it simply doesn’t work?
Digital detox is a concept of switching off technology and screens to rest and regain a healthy balance of good digital wellbeing. The term is mainly related to planned more extended periods of time; however, for people actively working today, running businesses or staying in touch with their support networks during physical isolation, a long time offline might mean a lot of stress and anxiety.
Here are my top three tips for a successful digital detox. Digital wellbeing is a process. If a digital detox is a good start for this journey for you, do it. I would love to hear more about how digital detoxes work for you.
To choose is what makes us human.
The 10th of October marks World Suicide Prevention Day organised by the International Association for Suicide Prevention. Even in 2021, talking about suicide is hard and there is a lot of stigma and misinformation around it. So even though every day should be a suicide prevention day, on the 10th of October we unite to move the conversations and education on the topic a step forward. So what can we …
So here is the summary of what I think digital wellbeing is. It stands for many things…
The problem with individualism? It is White and it is ruining the planet.
Oftentimes when I introduce myself and start talking about the positive impact of digital on our wellbeing people call me (aka class or label me – which I do not like) as an optimist. When in actual fact I am not a digital wellbeing optimist at all. I am an optimistic sceptic if you ask me.
Apologies for the hard to read font, but I did this on purpose. See how when presented on the red the font is bolder and on the yellow light. This is so symbolic for me, especially when it comes to the conversations around online gaming.