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Some Tips To Be A Digital Minimalist:

Some Tips To Be A Digital Minimalist:

1.DON’T CLICK “LIKE” ‍

2.LEAVE YOUR PHONE AT HOME

3.TAKE LONG WALKS

4.CONSOLIDATE TEXTING ‍

5.HOLD CONVERSATION - OFFICE HOURS

6.DELETE SOCIAL MEDIA FROM YOUR PHONE

7.DUMB DOWN YOUR SMARTPHONE

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Digital Minimalism:

Digital Minimalism:

A philosophy of technology use in which you focus your online time on a small number of carefully selected and optimized activities that strongly support things you value, and then happily miss out on everything else.

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Principle #1: Clutter is costly

Principle #1: Clutter is costly

Digital minimalists recognize that cluttering their time and attention with too many devices, apps, and services creates an overall negative cost that can swamp the small benefits that each individual item provides in isolation.

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Principle #2: Optimization is important

Principle #2: Optimization is important

Digital minimalists believe that deciding a particular technology supports something they value is only the first step. To truly extract its full potential benefit, it’s necessary to think carefully about how they’ll use the technology.

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Principle #3: Intentionality is satisfying

Principle #3: Intentionality is satisfying

Digital minimalists derive significant satisfaction from their general commitment to being more intentional about how they engage with new technologies. This source of satisfaction is independent of the specific decisions they make and is one of the biggest reasons that minimalism tends to be immensely meaningful to its practitioners.

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CAL NEWPORT

“The cost of a thing is the amount of what I will call life which is required to be exchanged for it, immediately or in the long run.”

CAL NEWPORT

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Steps To Be A Digital Minimalist:

Steps To Be A Digital Minimalist:

STEP 1: DEFINE YOUR TECHNOLOGY RULES ‍

STEP 2: TAKE A THIRTY-DAY BREAK ‍

STEP 3: REINTRODUCE TECHNOLOGY

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THE TETHERED DUMB PHONE:

THE TETHERED DUMB PHONE:

These products, which include, notably, a Kickstarter darling called the Light Phone, don’t replace your existing smartphone, but instead extend it to a simpler form.

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