Digital Minimalism: How to Disconnect (Ep. 282)

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We talk about Cal Newport's Digital Minimalism and how we can have a healthier relationship with technology.

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Timestamps:

  • 0:05:19 - Our dependence on technology
  • 0:28:24 - Sponsor: Skillshare (Learning new skills)
  • 0:30:31 - Sponsor: Brilliant (Learning problem-solving skills)
  • 0:32:53 - Having periods of solitude
  • 0:56:37 - Taking breaks from social media
  • 1:25:30 - Conclusion

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