In my previous post, I explained how logging out of Facebook after using it may be a way of reducing my use of it. Turns out this has proved to be a very effective way of preventing me accessing my account; I have not looked at my account for 4 days!
As I have mentioned before, I have not stopped going to facebook.com or accessing the app out of habit. Instead, I have worked with it by creating an obstacle to make me stop and think before logging it in, rather than just doing it automatically without giving myself the chance.
I feel that although I do not use Facebook that often, I do seem to access it quite frequently out of habit. Automatically I will start typing in Facebook in the address bar and hit enter out of habit and see my news feed. I can also access it simply on the app on my smartphone too.
Like many, I occasionally fall victim to browsing Facebook aimlessly for a while, wasting some time that could be better used. The problem is that it is so easy just to look around Facebook, as it is to pointlessly surf the web.
“Simple Wisdom and a Little Humor for Living a Happy and Rewarding Life” H. Jackson Brown JR.
I received this book as a gift from my grandparents a while ago. The author wrote it as a gift to his son, and it contains around 700 reflections of simple advice and reminders on how to live a fulfilling life. I find myself frequently referring to it for a couple of minutes just before bed.
Its official. In just under two weeks, I will be flying over the North Atlantic Ocean. I will be working out in Connecticut for a couple of months at my company’s headquarters.
Living in America has always been a dream of mine. Even in recent years with my minimalist mindset, it is still a country I would like to experience living in for a while. In fact, it makes it even more interesting, as I will be able to compare their consumerist culture with Britain.
“My goal is no longer to get more done, but rather to have less to do.” – Francine Jay, Miss Minimalist: Inspiration to Downsize, Declutter, and Simplify.