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Why I need a digital detox bracelet

Why I need a digital detox bracelet

In the last few years, without realising it, I was deeply addicted to my phone to a point where it affected my personal life and my ability to live in the moment. It wasn’t dramatic but I felt more and more that I was missing […]

Why I stopped tracking my to-dos online

Why I stopped tracking my to-dos online

In this post I’ll try to explain my evolution from being a project manager obsessed by online to-do apps to a Scrum Master that prefers a simpler paper notebook version of it. How it all began When I first started my career as a web […]

Are you a digital addict? 4 warning signs

Are you a digital addict? 4 warning signs

To help me identify the 4 values for the Offline Manifesto, I wanted to list the habits that myself and most digital addicts around me have. If you recognize some of the things you do on a daily basis, maybe it’s a sign that you […]

Writing the Offline Manifesto – The beginning

Writing the Offline Manifesto – The beginning

In the next few weeks I’ll be working on crafting my own Offline Manifesto. This evolving document will be the foundation used to build the future of this website. As a digital addict myself I want to put on paper (screen) the values I want […]

Multitasking is a lie!

Multitasking is a lie!

Sometimes we are so blinded by our obsession with optimizing our time that we convince ourselves that multitasking is a good thing. The problem is that when we do multiple things at once, like answering emails during a meeting, we lose focus on the main […]

Stop using your phone as an alarm clock now!

Stop using your phone as an alarm clock now!

What’s your favourite excuse for keeping your smart phone on your bedside table? Here’s mine: it’s such a convenient alarm clock. I just like to be woken up by the subtle cricket alarm sound it makes. Let’s reevaluate our habit Sadly a phone is way […]

Minimalism for my iPhone

Minimalism for my iPhone

As you may know, in the last few weeks, I drastically turned off most of my app notifications (even removed the small red badges with numbers). ¬†Without knowing it I tried to align my self with the value promoted by minimalism. For more details go […]

Digital detox week – May 2017

Digital detox week – May 2017

This week, I started a digital detox challenge, here are my thoughts. Day 1 – Beginning of my digital detox Starting today I’m leaving my iPhone offline on “Air Plane mode” for a whole week. I want to experience the positive impact of being away […]