Energy for Social Media Detox Round 7 My approach to social media has changed when I began reading the work of Cal Newport, professor and ultimate practitioner of “digital minimalism.” His time saving tip of only spending 30 minutes per day on email is amazing. I am still unable to stop checking my email feverishly, but so far I have developed some good discipline in blocking Facebook and other social media websites on my devices when I really need to concentrate on a project.
The days of procrastination and delaying my dreams in life are finally over. And what better time to begin writing again? The pandemic has been harrowing to our third world country, but I made lemonades out of lemon with the extended lockdowns at home. I was running on the fast lane in the middle of last year after winning the NASA Space Apps Covid-19 challenge and taking on a Chief Marketing Officer role around 2 months after.