Unplug to discover the benefits of introspection.
Do you ever feel as though you’re living in an age of constant distraction? As if the notifications on your phone are being uploaded directly to your brain? This can often leave us feeling like our brain has too many tabs open and it’s not long before that feeling gets overwhelming. As a result, it’s hardly surprising that many of us lack the time and mental energy to devote to personal development. But Crawford aims to change that. The World Beyond Your Head (2014) is a how-to guide for thriving in the modern world. Packed with critical research about technology’s impact on our attention span, memory, relationships, and more, Crawford’s analysis provides practical steps for building a healthy relationship with technology and learning how to disconnect while delving inward.
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