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Overcoming Tech Stress: How to log-off from work

Overcoming Tech Stress: How to log-off from work

Just doing some work before bed. Humans, 2016. I had a chat to Triple J’s Hack program yesterday about  a report by Reventure which indicated ‘Young people experience stress from being constantly connected’.  You can listen to the episode here (start at the 22 minute mark).There are so many interesting, conversation worthy aspects to this issue for 18 –…

Beyond simply screentime: thinking more dynamically about screen based media use

Beyond simply screentime: thinking more dynamically about screen based media use

I’ve talked for a long time about why screentime is a very simplistic and outdated way of considering the complexities associated with young (and no-so young) people’s screen based media use (SBMU) and its impacts on cognitions, social interactions and overall wellbeing.  The graphic below helps summarise some key concepts and questions to consider when…

DigiNutrition can haz Instagram: follow for LOLs + insights

DigiNutrition can haz Instagram: follow for LOLs + insights

DIgital Nutrition is on Instagram.  I post a range of memes, infographics and visual commentary on digital culture, habits, technology life and developments.  Scroll along at www.instragram.com/diginutrition 

#AussieEd chat on Digital Nutrition and healthy tech habits

#AussieEd chat on Digital Nutrition and healthy tech habits

I love twitter and the professional sharing that happens in the online space — so I was very excited to be invited to create an AussieEd chat.  It was a whirlwind hour — I had (luckily) used the TweetDeck to plan and schedule the questions and responses, in order to maximise the resources and links…

Screen Based Media Use and Small Humans:tips for parents in a digitally saturated, ‘on demand’ world.

Screen Based Media Use and Small Humans:tips for parents in a digitally saturated, ‘on demand’ world.

4 key areas to consider when raising digitally savvy, ethical and healthy kids. // CREATE BALANCE AND MAINTAIN VARIETY Technology is an excellent tool. We can use it in many ways to maximise productivity and help us to learn, communicate and connect. Videogames when played in moderation and at developmentally appropriate levels can help develop a…

The Three M’s of Digital Nutrition 

The Three M’s of Digital Nutrition 

Want to have a healthier, more considered relationship with technology? Keep these three principles in mind and apply them to your online activities, ask yourself these questions.​// MINDFUL //Mindful in that you are present to your actions, you have moment- to-moment awareness of, and responsibility over your activities online and how these impact not just other…

Digital Nutrition: Writing portfolio

Digital Nutrition: Writing portfolio

Over the last 18 months I’ve written quite a bit about our technological habits, both on my own blog and for a range of publications (as well as commenting for about 23 articles, being on TV 3 times, doing 12 radio interviews and consulting to a range of organisations!).Here are links to all the titles…

Digital Nutrition: Study Tour Report

Digital Nutrition: Study Tour Report

You can read the full version of my study tour report, my learning and insights here.

Screensavers: Reminders To Be Mindful With Your Smartphone

Screensavers: Reminders To Be Mindful With Your Smartphone

Do you find yourself mindlessly grabbing for your phone? Are you seeking something, unsure of what? Do you scroll through your social media feeds without really paying attention? Are you yearning for something a bit more deep and meaningful but cant find it? Try these screensavers.  When you go to your phone these might help…

Technology is not a drug, please stop calling it addictive

Technology is not a drug, please stop calling it addictive

The use of drug analogies in the conversation about people (especially young ones) and technology needs to stop. Technology is not a drug, it’s a tool. What we do with the tool, is the most important question.   If anything, digital devices are a syringe.  They are a delivery system. Syringes can be used to deliver…