Beating the Digital Overwhelm Epidemic

We’re all worried about being digitally overwhelmed. Over at Q Ideas, Claire Diaz-Ortiz (who helped found Twitter) was thinking about how Christians can beat that digital overwhelm epidemic:

What can you do? How can you reap the best of technology’s blessings without suffering the worst of its curses? Is it even possible to find peace, rest, and that ever-elusive balance in a world of greater and greater expectations?

The first, and by far the most important, step you can take toward a sustainable and successful life—enhanced instead of dominated by digital tools—is to begin every day by creating a buffer of mental, physical, and spiritual well-being. Mornings set the course of your day. Even in stressful seasons, you can increase your ability to cope well by using your morning routine to build up reserves of peace and mental clarity that will see you through the craziest of circumstances.

Read the whole thing here.

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