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  • What impact is digital overload having on people’s wellbeing?
  • What impact is digital overload having on people’s wellbeing?
    Nathan Dumlao (2020) ©
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Thrive Away: recalibrating our relationships with tech

Distractions abound in the age of the smartphone as work emails, social media notifications, and news updates keep people glued to their devices. The Thrive Away app is helping people regain control of their digital lives and set healthy boundaries by screening all incoming mobile activity.

Location Northern Europe / North America

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“As life becomes too stressful and opportunities to unwind diminish, screens slip in as our primary coping mechanism to check out from ourselves and all that’s going on around us,” says life coach and author Jane Evans. “[But] screens numb emotions. They take us away from feeling pretty much anything that’s going on inside our heads or bodies.” [1] HuffPost co-founder Arianna Huffington would be inclined to agree. As a tech and media mogul turned anti-burnout icon, Huffington has developed her personal brand around addressing wellbeing and succeeding in this frazzled age. In 2017, she added ...

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