Category Archives: Digital Wellbeing

How to be a mindful anti-racist

These times of uncertainty, anxiety and overwhelming information, mean that many of us are seeking to find a sense of calmness. On top of that, the global upheavals of a virulent pandemic, a very real climate crisis, the instability of economic and political powers and the emergence of anti-racist […] A mindfulness practice — the simple act of… Read More »

Which of these 6 time traps is eating up all your time?

…Rather, I mean you are time poor: You have too many things to do and not enough time to do them. Time poverty affects all cultures and crosses all economic strata. Most of us feel this way. In 2012, about 50 percent of working Americans reported they were “always rushed,” and 70 percent “never” had enough time. In… Read More »

Burning Out – (from Inside Higher Ed)

Professors say faculty burnout is always a real threat, but especially now, and that institutions should act before it’s too late. Pexels.com As a frequent commentator on all things higher ed, Kevin McClure likes his predictions to be right. But in the case of a recent article he wrote […] “Faculty burnout — exacerbated by pandemic-related stressors, absent… Read More »

7 Modern Life Habits That Can Be Incredibly Bad For Your Brain Health

Illustration by Sean Gladwell / Getty Images. In an era of better technology, we are all being rewired to do more to the detriment of our brains. According to experts , our modern lifestyle is chipping away at neural pathways and making us slower, denser and less capable of […] Multitasking also increases the stress hormone cortisol as… Read More »