I mentioned in my Digital Minimalism Final Update blog post that I was a little under the weather. Today, you'll learn what happened and why I made some lifestyle changes. Things are Changing As a woman who has turned the big 50 this year, I've noticed my body changing. I'll spare you the details of hormones, change in the menstrual cycle, and other things. I haven't had … [Read more...] about Slow Down, Or Your Body Will Slow You Down
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
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: 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:
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
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