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Digital Learning

Mind and Body

Workshops

Continuous online connection can be distracting, overwhelming, addicting and even isolating. What if we used technology to improve our mental and physical health? What if our devices supported our priorities and in-person relationships? Perhaps we can achieve the most benefit from mobile technology when we create self-awareness, define objectives and set personal limits.

 

Take Action

Workshops

Start building your immunity from the hyper-stimulating and unhealthy effects of digital connectivity by exploring the actions in the action steps below. This is a starting point. We are actively improving this resource, so please share suggestions using our Survey

Topic

Tutorial

  Screentime Audit

Observe the patterns of your technology use to gain insights into your habits

  Do Not Disturb

Take manual control of device notifications and sounds during necessary technology breaks

  Widgets

Get useful information at a glance and avoid getting drawn into using the full features of the app

  Night Shift

Improve your body’s ability to transition into sleep by shifting device screen light from blue to amber

  Counting Steps

Your device can measure your body movement and provide useful data for improving your health

 

Learn More

The potential for learning about mind and body wellness.  The challenge is knowing when you know enough, for now.  Check out the following resources when you're ready to keep going:

Library Books

Stolen Focus: Why You Can't Pay Attention--and How to Think Deeply Again By Johann Hari

Identifies how wealth and power are accumulating in ominous new "behavioral futures markets," where predictions about our behavior are bought and sold.

Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life by Nir Eyal

Behavioral design expert, Nir Eyal, unpacks research backed steps for overcoming distractions and implementing effective time management strategies.

Atomic habits : tiny changes, remarkable results : an easy & proven way to build good habits & break By James Clear

This is the best-selling and easy-to-understand guide for making good habits inevitable and bad habits impossible. Achieving our goals becomes possible with the right systems and incentives in place.

Websites

Center of Humane Technology

This organization is dedicated to aligning technology with a respect for our attention, improving our well-being and strengthening our communities.

Nir and Far

Check out the depository of articles and practical strategies for improving focus and productivity.

 

Next Steps

Check out our Upcoming Events!  Join us for hands-on Tech Talks workshops and in-person Tech Help.  Also, sign up for our monthly Newsletter.

Workshops

Continuous online connection can be distracting, overwhelming, addicting and even isolating. What if we used technology to improve our mental and physical health? What if our devices supported our priorities and in-person relationships? Perhaps we can achieve the most benefit from mobile technology when we create self-awareness, define objectives and set personal limits.

 

Take Action

Workshops

Start building your immunity from the hyper-stimulating and unhealthy effects of digital connectivity by exploring the actions in the action steps below. This is a starting point. We are actively improving this resource, so please share suggestions using our Survey

Topic

Tutorial

  Screentime Audit

Observe the patterns of your technology use to gain insights into your habits

  Do Not Disturb

Take manual control of device notifications and sounds during necessary technology breaks

  Widgets

Get useful information at a glance and avoid getting drawn into using the full features of the app

  Night Shift

Improve your body’s ability to transition into sleep by shifting device screen light from blue to amber

  Counting Steps

Your device can measure your body movement and provide useful data for improving your health

 

Learn More

The potential for learning about mind and body wellness.  The challenge is knowing when you know enough, for now.  Check out the following resources when you're ready to keep going:

Library Books

Stolen Focus: Why You Can't Pay Attention--and How to Think Deeply Again By Johann Hari

Identifies how wealth and power are accumulating in ominous new "behavioral futures markets," where predictions about our behavior are bought and sold.

Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life by Nir Eyal

Behavioral design expert, Nir Eyal, unpacks research backed steps for overcoming distractions and implementing effective time management strategies.

Atomic habits : tiny changes, remarkable results : an easy & proven way to build good habits & break By James Clear

This is the best-selling and easy-to-understand guide for making good habits inevitable and bad habits impossible. Achieving our goals becomes possible with the right systems and incentives in place.

Websites

Center of Humane Technology

This organization is dedicated to aligning technology with a respect for our attention, improving our well-being and strengthening our communities.

Nir and Far

Check out the depository of articles and practical strategies for improving focus and productivity.

 

Next Steps

Check out our Upcoming Events!  Join us for hands-on Tech Talks workshops and in-person Tech Help.  Also, sign up for our monthly Newsletter.