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How to Consume Content in a Healthy Way

Fifty years ago, most people were ignorant about healthy dietary choices. It was an impossible task, for the average Joe, to discern between proteins and fats, complex and simple carbohydrates. But fast forward a couple of decades and nutrition principles … r

The Incredible Benefits of Switching Off Your Phone and Going Outside

In today’s digital age, it’s increasingly difficult to get away from technology. Many of us are hopelessly addicted to our phones, with research showing that the average person touches their phone 2600 times in a single day. But if you … r

How To Make Social Media Less Awful

When we share our beliefs and our politics on social media, many of us are trying to change hearts and minds. But the system is stacked against us: Facebook and Instagram’s algorithms mostly show us topics we’re already interested in, … r

How To Absolutely KILL Your Smartphone Addiction

“One last video before I go to bed”. “Let me just scroll through Facebook real quick.” “I’m just going to take a five minute Instagram break.” If you’ve ever had a “five minute Instagram break” turn into a two-hour procrastination … r

How To Protect Yourself From Noise Pollution

Overwhelmed, gravid, packed, stuck… all these words describe us when information from thousands of resources flows in and out of our minds, leaving its footprint in our consciousness. “Scrolling”, “share”, “like”, “post”, “Instagram”, “FB”, “Snapchat”, “newsletters”, “promote”, “lure” are buzzwords … r

The Smartphone Effect (And Why We’re All Addicted)

Most of us know the tug of a new SMS message or a notification from Facebook which comes with the ever-present smartphone.  But most of us don’t know – until it’s taken away – how powerful that tug really is.  … r