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Why This Book Matters:
Digital Minimalism explains how we waste time and energy with electronic clutter, and how we can live better with less digital interruptions in our lives.
The Big Takeaways:
- Social media can do more harm than good.
- If You may often feel drained by the compulsion to check emails, text messages, “likes,” etc.
- Cutting back not only means turn off those annoying notifications, but downloading fewer apps in the first place.
- If an app does not benefit your career, uninstall it.
- Consider closing your social media accounts.
- It may seem brash at first, but many who have disconnected have reported higher productivity, more enjoyment in life, and the ability to achieve more success.
- Follow three principles by the Amish and Henry David Thoreau.
- Ask yourself: “Is this worth it?” “Will this benefit me?” and “Does this support what I believe?”
- Do a deep-cleaning of the digital clutter.
- Remove all nonessential digital media for 30 days and replace it with high-quality “real-life” activities. Note the difference in your mental, physical, and emotional well-being.