Are you someone who struggles to have a better relationship with your smartphone? If so, Cal Newport’s new book, Digital Minimalism, offers up a few tips. As an expert at the intersection of technology and wellness, and someone who also wrote a book on technology and happiness, I had to give this book a read.
Here are my favorite tips from the book on how to become a digital minimalist.
1. Create a philosophy of technology use
Decide when, where, and how you will use technology. Focus especially on using technology in ways that are consistent with your values. For example, you could only engage with social media in ways that promote your well-being.