3.5 hours that WILL change your MIND
ASSESS THE SITUATION
Take the time to reflect on your relationship with your phone. What's working? What's not working? How would you like your relationship with your phone to be different? Here we'll dive into the data on how our technology is impacting our brains and nervous systems, our attention, our memory, our social interactions, our communication, our relationships with eachother and the world...
RECONFIGURE YOUR DEVICE
It is a tunnel to elsewhere...so when you look at it, do you recognize that? Change your homescreen. Greyscale it so that it is less captivating to your attention...turn off notifications that aren't from humans...re-organize your homescreen so that it includes only in and out tools and aspirational uses, not things that will suck your attention.
TAKE CHARGE OF YOUR ATTENTION
Learn mindfulness techniques for taking charge of your attention. Become significantly more intentional about how you deploy your attention throughout the day, and aware of triggers that make you reach for your phone.
ADDRESS FUNDAMENTAL NEEDS
What are the deep psychological needs that are being addressed in the way that you are currently relating to your phone? How can you meet those needs in ways that more deeply serve your wellbeing?