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Tech-Life Balance: 101 Ways to Thrive in a Digital World

Tech-Life Balance: 101 Ways to Thrive in a Digital World

Current price: $15.00
Publication Date: May 2nd, 2023
Hatherleigh Press
The MIT Press Bookstore
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Break free from technology and rediscover the joys of life with this ultimate guide featuring 101 creative ideas to fix your tech obsession!

In today's world, we're constantly glued to our phones, checking social media, emails, and even the weather. But what if we told you that you could reduce stress, improve your wellbeing and sleep, increase your focus and productivity, experience better relationships and much more by using technology purposefully and mindfully? With Tech-Life Balance, you'll discover how to identify your poor tech-use habits and make small changes that have a big impact.

Written by the founder of the international challenge 'Phone Free Day', Tech-Life Balance offers real solutions to break free from your digital addiction. From making your home and workspace tech-free during downtime to maintaining healthy tech habits while living with others who don't, you'll learn how to balance your tech use and make room for other healthy activities like exercise and hobbies.

Tech-Life Balance includes such topics as:

  • Identifying your poor tech-use habits and triggers
  • Purposeful/mindful use of social media
  • Making your home and workspace tech-free during downtime
  • How to maintain healthy tech habits while living with other people who don’t
  • Suggestions for other healthy activities (exercise, involving hobbies) to fill the space formerly occupied by device use
  • Proper/prescriptive habits for recreational use of devices
  • Tech-Life Balance is the ultimate life hack to help you break free from the grips of technology and live a less distracted and more fulfilling life. With its low-key and fun approach, this little book makes the perfect gift for anyone looking to regain control of their tech habits. So what are you waiting for? Grab your copy and take the first step towards a more balanced life!

    About the Author

    Taíno Bendz is the founder of Phone Free Day and his own consulting business, and his message on mindful and intentional technology usage has reached and inspired hundreds of thousands of people around the world. He is a public speaker, workshop facilitator, and conducts research on digital technology usage. Taíno holds a Master's Degree in Industrial Engineering and Management and has spent the last 10 years working in technology sectors such as renewable energy, healthcare IT, and software automation. He currently lives in Sweden with his partner and two young sons.

    Praise for Tech-Life Balance: 101 Ways to Thrive in a Digital World

    "A critically important topic, with a wealth of practical tips that will instantly help you get more balanced with the technology in your life."
    —Jorn Rigter, co-founder & CTO of Unpluq

    "This book will help keep things in perspective and encourage you to think about how you can model healthy and conscious tech use."
    —Ruth Taylor, parenting guide and author of the Childish Adult book series

    "...amazing and helpful book... suitable for anyone wanting to learn how to thrive in this digital age."
    —Eva Danielsson, Certified Digital Wellness Coach

    "I can’t think of a better guide for this than Taíno. He’s thought long and deep on the topic so you don’t have to. This book is the result. All change starts somewhere."
    —Hector Hughes, co-founder of Unplugged