What everyone is saying about disconnecting
September 20th, 2020
Amid A Deep Recession, Outdoor Equipment Is Flying Off The Shelves, by Ashish Valentine
- People who had to cancel their summer plans are now looking for something different to do with those discretionary dollars.
- Top industries in America are Cycling, Paddle Sports, Golf, Camping, Bird-watching, and Nature Sightings.
- There is a renewed and heightened interest in wellness and fitness that might remain even post-crisis.
Fed Up with Endless Gloom, Social-Media Users Are Pulling Back, by Anushree Dave
- News and Social Networking are the two categories of apps that people download the most.
- According to a new survey by Ohio State University’s Wexner Medical Center, out of 2000 respondents, 1 in 5 admitted taking breaks from social media because of the sensory overload.
- Plan your day ahead: turn off your notifications, and leave a dedicated amount of time to check the news.
How To Be More Productive by Working Less, by Mark Manson
- When you dedicate too many hours to creative work, you don’t only start producing mediocre results. It can even spiral down to the point of doing bad work you will have to correct later.
- Solving problems makes your mind happy. However, the mind needs a variety of stimulation and distraction to prevent overload.
- Disconnecting can be used as a leverage point to improve productivity.