On September 9th, 2021, I stopped using Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, and Twitter. I logged into Instagram on October 19th to add a post to my feed. Later, I logged into Facebook, and then a few days later, I logged into TikTok (after recovering my password). I haven't logged into Twitter. So, I'm officially back using social media. Below is what I experienced while away from … [Read more...] about Digital Minimalism Final Update
Have You Accomplished Your Goals for 2021?
Where did 2021 go? It seems like yesterday; we were saying Happy New Year, but soon we will celebrate Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. This year sped by so fast, and I think I missed a few months because I do not know where they went. Have you accomplished everything you wanted in 2021? Big Goals I set out to get fit and drop some weight this year, but I got … [Read more...] about Have You Accomplished Your Goals for 2021?
Digital Minimalism Update: No Social Media for 30 Days:
Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World (Affiliate Link) Fourteen days of not logging into Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, and Twitter, and I’m still alive. Two weeks of checking email, publishing blog posts 1-2 times a week, and uploading videos to YouTube has gone well, but I learned a few things about this 30-day challenge. 1. Constantly checking … [Read more...] about Digital Minimalism Update: No Social Media for 30 Days:
I Recently Applied for an Online Job
The first week in August, a company I follow announced a job opening to their email list. When I learned about the position, I submitted my interest letter without hesitation. I felt optimistic because I was sure that I was a good fit. The first week went by, and I didn't hear anything, which caused me to wonder if my application was ever received. Is This How They Do … [Read more...] about I Recently Applied for an Online Job
Digital Minimalism for 30 Days
I spend a lot of time on my phone, and I acknowledge that I’m addicted to scrolling and refreshing. So I’m challenging myself for 30 days to stay off social media. Do you think I can do it? I know it will be hard in the beginning, but I’m in it to win it. I challenged myself a few years ago, and you can read about it here. I’m following Cal Newport’s recommendations in … [Read more...] about Digital Minimalism for 30 Days
Time Waits for No One, So Do It Now
My last blog post was in February of this year (seven months ago). On February 2, 2021, I posted about being consistent with posting on my blog. Some consistent blog poster I am, huh? I feel bad because I told you that I was returning, and I even told you the days I would post. Well, I'm back again, and this time, I'll continue writing. My goal is to post a few times a … [Read more...] about Time Waits for No One, So Do It Now