Join Dave Crenshaw for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating your digital-free zone, part of Time Management Tips Weekly.
- Technology is a powerful tool.…It helps us get more done, it helps us communicate faster,…it gives us a world of options right at our fingertips,…but is it too powerful?…Occasionally, it's so seductive and alluring…that we just have to constantly be looking…at our phones and our devices.…This is why I recommend that we occasionally create…a sanctuary from these digital devices.…Now if you think about what a sanctuary is in real life,…it's a special place set aside to protect something…such as nature or animals.…
Well, you want to have your sanctuary,…a place where you can go to protect your mind…and your emotions and your thoughts,…so that you can be calm,…and then go back to work and use technology later.…Let's talk about a few ways that we can make this happen.…First of all, you can create a schedule of when you're not…going to touch technology, such as a day of the week…or the month or an hour in the day.…I have a client who has something that she calls…Monkdays within her month, and she uses those to think…
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