Stress on the Beach?

Here is this week’s 1% MORE—4 short prompts using Mind over Tech’s M.O.R.E framework to trigger tiny improvements to your digital habits.

This week's theme is: 💬 Communication

Mindsets and habits to share information effectively, collaborate and build culture in your digital life.


a trigger to inspire motivation

Artist and product designer Kaiwei Tang on the negatives of a communication device without boundaries:

“Now, you know, I’d be with my girlfriend at the beach or something and go to change a song and I’m like, “oh, man, I saw this email from a client.” Now, I’m all anxious and stressed out. There’s nothing I can even do about it.”

Source: Bond Official


an approach to gather data

Be curious about how helpful (or ‘smart’) it is when your phone presents you with all possible types of communication in any given situation.


a prompt to inspire change

To what extent does overly easy access to social media, work tools, news cycles and emails impact your anxiety levels—especially on ‘days off’?


an invitation to disrupt your digital habits

Use a phone with an intentionally limited set of features focused on communication and relieve yourself of checking your phone every few minutes of the day.

Until next week,

— Jonathan
Founder of Mind over Tech