Whilst working with and learning from stressed and anxious people, we have come across so many important stories about how our mental well-being has a massive impact on our daily lives. We thought it would be incredibly beneficial for you if we sent around some of our favourite and most important articles at the intersection of mental and physical well being. We hope you enjoy and find them just as interesting/useful as us!

How to unplug without fear or stress (Amy Blankson, Forbes)

If you haven’t heard of Amy, we definitely recommend getting familiar with her work. Blankson is a speaker/researcher/writer on happiness and technology. In this piece she draws inspiration from the iconic photography exhibit from Eric Pickersgill which depicts social interactions only without the mobile phones.

Getting unstuck in the digital era (Amy Blankson, TED)

A second piece from Amy, only this time in person. It’s easy to get stuck thinking that the challenges of the digital era are so big that there’s nothing we can do about them.  Building on principles of positive psychology, Amy Blankson confronts our “tech-victim” mentality and arms listeners with tools to fight back at the attention economy of likes and social media self-promotion.

Why is Tim Cook (Apple CEO) limiting his screen time? (Stephanie Fairyington, Thrive)

If the creators of the technology are weary, maybe you should be too. In this fascinating article, Stephanie looks at a talk given by Apple’s CEO Tim Cook on responsible technology usage. You can’t get away from technology whether you like it or not; however, there are some things you can do to keep a healthy relationship with all your gadgets.

Destress your mornings! (Marina Kidhekel, Thrive)

This article outlines some typical morning habits that people have, why they are bad for them and gives some simple solutions to the problems. Not every single habit will apply to you, but we guarantee you’ll be guilty of a few. (We know we are!)

Why is Tim Cook (Apple CEO) limiting his screen time? (Stephanie Fairyington, Thrive)

If the creators of the technology are weary, maybe you should be too. In this fascinating article, Stephanie looks at a talk given by Apple’s CEO Tim Cook on responsible technology usage. You can’t get away from technology whether you like it or not; however, there are some things you can do to keep a healthy relationship with all your gadgets.

 If found any these articles/talks useful and found benefit from them, be sure to let us know! We will always be excited to hear feedback.

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