I have nothing against
I know that I am not the only one, as there have been dozens of books out recently about the effects that multi-tasking, constant web-surfing, and perpetual connectivity have on our brains, our moods and our relationships. For all of this, I still view these tools as a positive thing, so long as they are used appropriately.
And this is what I am struggling with. What are the limits? What are the best ways to balance the benefits of new connectivity tools with the need for direct, authentic and personal interaction? Does "liking" someone's
The more I think about these questions, the more I try to minimize, and the more committed I become to doing so. I try to minimize my possessions in order to spent my money on experiences, investments and the people I care about. I try to minimize my time spent online so that I can have more time offline. I try to call my customers and see them in person, rather than just exchanging long email chains. The time I do spend online is mindful, and I want to connect with friends instead of just jumping all over the place.
I am still struggling to find a perfect resolution for all of this, but I do think that I am getting closer, and I like the direction that I am heading.