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If you add up the hours you spend each day interacting with your phone, tablet, laptop, desktop or television, you may realize that you’re spending the majority of your waking life staring at a screen. Sure, much of this screen time is useful or necessary, even enjoyable. But there are a lot of other times when our screens distract us from things that are truly important to us—whether it’s the people we love or the activities that bring us meaning and joy. I created Screen/Life Balance to help people (myself included) take back control over how we’re spending our attention and time. Welcome to our community.
“Sharp, entertaining, and persuasive, The Power of Fun is an essential guide for anyone who can't quite remember what it's like to experience joy.” —Laurie Santos, professor of psychology, Yale University, and host of The Happiness Lab podcast
Is your phone the first thing you reach for in the morning and the last thing you touch before bed? Award-winning journalist Catherine Price presents a practical, hands-on plan to break up—and then make up—with your phone. The goal isn’t to get rid of your phone; it’s to create a long-term relationship that feels good. Packed with tested strategies and practical tips, How to Break Up With Your Phone is an essential, life-changing guide for everyone who owns a smartphone.
Many readers of How to Break Up With Your Phone —especially those with the audiobook or Kindle edition—have reached out to me asking if there is a companion workbook that they can use to keep track of their progress as they make their way through the 30-day plan. Well, here you go!
Is Instagram (or Facebook or Twitter or TikTok) controlling your life? Are you desperate for a better relationship with social media but don't know where to start? We created a 10-day detox just for you.
Is your inbox controlling your life? My 10-day "How to Break Up With Your Email" course is designed to get you out of your inbox and back into your life.
You didn't work this hard—and wait this long—for your vacation just to let your phone and screens (and your traveling companions' phones and screens) get in the way of your time away. Our vacation survival guide is designed to help you and your fellow travelers create a plan to maintain Screen/Life Balance during your trip, so that you can truly enjoy—and experience—your time off.
I'm writing a book about fun. (Yes, during a pandemic. Challenge accepted.) As part of my research, I'm recruiting a "FunSquad" — a group of volunteers who want to gain a better understanding of what fun means to them, and add more fun to their lives.
Has a year of social isolation made you lonely? I've created the Pandemic Postcard Project as a way to bring people together and lift our collective spirits. The idea is simple: send a cheerful postcard to a friend or leave one in a stranger's mailbox. You don't have to use our postcards, of course, but if you do, I'll donate 2x my profits to the National Domestic Abuse Hotline.