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“Headline anxiety” is a growing problem.
One way to reduce the impact of the non-stop news cycle is to use screen-time trackers, available for most smartphones, to limit the time you spend reading or watching the news on your mobile.
If we focus on the bigger picture, such as the proportion of people living in extreme poverty halving in the past 20 years, it may be easier to remain optimistic.
Seek another perspective. If you hear about something terrible, ask yourself: "if there had been a positive improvement, would I have heard about that?”
If the urge to scroll is too strong to resist, then at least turning off your push notifications from news apps can stop you from being assailed with breaking events.
Research has shown that screen use before bed resets our internal clock and disrupts sleep, so reading the news onscreen before bed can make your mornings even more anxious and tiring.
Even if we’ve read anxiety-inducing news during the day, sleep can restore us.
Communication is part of daily life. We use it to convey our ideas to other people so that they may understand our purpose.
There are 3 rules you can implement to improve your communication :
The first two are easy to understand. It’s the third that’s hardest to learn, and can often only be learned through experience.
Two of the biggest innovations of modern times are cars and airplanes. At first, every new invention looks like a toy. It takes decades for people to realise the potential of it.
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