minimalism · screen time

GOODBYE, SOCIAL MEDIA (FOR NOW)

After much deliberation, this week I deleted my last remaining social media account: Instagram. The process was uncomfortable but also a huge relief, kind of like when I deleted my Facebook account about a year ago. To give you a bit of background, I used to be a huge social media addict. A while back,…… Continue reading GOODBYE, SOCIAL MEDIA (FOR NOW)

books · screen time

BOOK REVIEW: BORED AND BRILLIANT BY MANOUSH ZOMORODI

Manoush Zomorodi’s Bored and Brilliant (2017) kept popping up on my radar earlier this year. Most recently, my friend Britt over at Tiny Ambitions did the Bored and Brilliant challenge (check out Part 1 of Britt’s challenge¬†here and Part 2 here). Since in my opinion Britt has impeccable taste, I knew I had to see…… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: BORED AND BRILLIANT BY MANOUSH ZOMORODI

musings · screen time

BEING OFFLINE IN AN ONLINE WORLD

Lately I had the rather curious experience of thinking back to what life was like before everything went online. There was a time when the internet was a new, exciting and almost mythical thing to me. I would unplug the cable from the home phone and plug it into the computer, waiting for that horrid…… Continue reading BEING OFFLINE IN AN ONLINE WORLD

screen time

TWO WEEKS WITHOUT WIFI

Sorry for my absence over the last few weeks, everyone! I recently reported that we would be moving house, which is actually the reason for my absence from the blog since we’ve been without wifi for two weeks now. What started out as a mild frustration turned into an interesting minimalist experiment on myself. How…… Continue reading TWO WEEKS WITHOUT WIFI

minimalism · screen time

DIGITAL DETOX + BREAKING THE FOMO CYCLE

I mentioned recently on the blog that a little while ago I underwent a digital detox, so I thought I might go into this in some more depth today. I’ve never really been heavily into social media, but nonetheless if you had told me at the beginning of this year that by now I would…… Continue reading DIGITAL DETOX + BREAKING THE FOMO CYCLE

minimalism · musings · screen time

WHY I CHOOSE TO BE TV-FREE

A couple of years back when I was at uni, I was sitting in a sociology lecture and the lecturer did one of those put-up-your-hand-if-you things. Unsurprisingly, I was the only person in the whole room who didn’t have a hand in the air when he asked everyone who had a TV.¬†The lecturer then went…… Continue reading WHY I CHOOSE TO BE TV-FREE