It's not hard to notice the amount of people who are addicted to their phones nowadays.
It seems like most people are and it's not necessary that they're addicted to their phones but more to the apps on the phone.
Al of these very addictive things that we have content constant access to.
and this has a variety of negative effects of course, for example mental health and the ability to focus.
And I find the pretty scary, and I think it's important to be aware of these things and to be aware of how they affect us
But yeah I'm a specialist, I've been addicted to some of those things in some capacity at some point in my life(not all)
But I'm glad that I've know grown past that and have learned to be more prudent about my technology and to abstain from sin
In the fast-paced, technology-driven world we live in today, it's crucial to recognize the impact of our digital habits on our
Acknowledging the addictive nature of these online experiences is the first step toward finding a healthier balance.
We should note that the problem isn't the technology itself, but rather the way we use it, and that everyone before us has lived wihtout it.
Minimalism is a lifestyle and mindset that encourages simplifying our lives by consciously reducing the clutter, distractions, and excess in various areas, including our use of technology.
It's about focusing on what truly matters and finding more meaningful experiences outside of the digital realm.
think that initially drew me to minimalism was the fact that I was very addicted to my cell phone and I was also a really poor student
I didn't necessarily want to be a better student actually but I wanted to be less reliant on my phone I just thought it was kind of lame how many people were glued to it all the time
But by embracing minimalism, I was able to improve my grades and my overall well-being by cutting out every distractions in my life, allowing me to focus on what is actually important.
Minimalism and the Bible
The Bible has a lot to say about minimalism, and it's a very important topic in the Bible.
Minimalism, a contemporary movement rooted in simplicity, finds its timeless wisdom in the Bible.
In Matthew 6:19-21, Jesus advises us to focus on heavenly treasures over earthly possessions, emphasizing the pursuit of lasting value.
The story of the "Widow's Mite" in Mark 12:41-44 highlights the significance of intention over extravagance.
The Bible's teachings align with minimalist principles. They encourage us to declutter our lives from material distractions and prioritize what truly matters.
By following these teachings, we can discover depth in simplicity, embracing an intentional, purpose-driven existence.
What "tools/tech" do I use on a daily basis as a digital minimalist?
- kb -- keychron mech keyboard I've had for 2+ years(black ink)
- Monitor-- some random old sony TV
- headphones --- Sony xm3's (thrifted)
- Pen --- random parker pen I got for free
- Scratchpad --- Roaring Spring graph paper notebook
- desk --- Ikea desk, with 3 trays for papers and a monitor stand
Any questions? mail me at [email protected]
- Phone(s) --- htc desire c(main phone)
- Phone --- Pixel 6 running grapeneOS with 0 google services
- Laptop --- Thinkpad t480 with some custom mods (linux)
- Ereader --- boox page
- Watch --- Casio world timer