Digital Wellness | Beth's Blog - Part 6

Archive for the ‘Digital Wellness’ Category

7 Tips To Help You Focus In Age of Distraction: Are You Content Fried!

This morning I learned a new word for information overload – “content fried” from a colleague at the Packard Foundation.    It resonated.    We have so much content in our professional lives.  I’m talking about the stuff we consume daily to keep inform of our professional field.    … Read More

Gmail Motion: April Fools Joke, But Great Idea

This is a very funny April Fools Day joke from Google called Gmail Motion. The new feature allows users to move in front of their computers to open email, send replies, etc. While obviously a joke, it isn’t a bad idea.… Read More

My New Year’s Resolution: Balancing Solitude and Connectedness

One of my New Year’s resolutions is to reduce distractions.  It’s about curating your network but allowing time for strategic serendipity.    I’ll be writing about that topic in the weeks and months to come.

I’ve discovered some wonderful discussion threads about one of my favorite topics:  Information Overload and Strategies for Coping. … Read More

Finding Balance: Our Relationship with Technology and Social Networks

I’m just back from a few days mostly offline in the Point Reyes National Seashore area to walk along the beach and appreciate the beautiful views and nature.  Taking an Internet or technology break is important, especially if you live a constantly connected lifestyle.… Read More

Chasing the Squirrels Out of Your Email Box: Gmail Priority Inbox

I like to joke about how using social networks like Twitter can give you “ADOLAS” (ADD, Oh, look at Squirrel!).    The reference is from the Disney/Pixar movie UP – the scenes where the talking dogs can’t finish a sentence because they get distracted by a squirrel.… Read More