Technological advances have put the world at our fingertips, but is being connected
all of the time really good for us?
UK adults spend an average of 8 hours 41 minutes a day on screens (more time than they are asleep). The average user logs 1.72 hours a day on social media alone and checks their smartphone 150 times a day.
As our dependency on digital devices increases, we deny our brain important downtime and the capacity for deep-thinking and maintained focus. The impact of constant digital distraction has led to a rise in a number of mental health issues including anxiety, insomnia, and depression.
Constant connection to the digital world makes it difficult to be fully present in our real lives, focus on our priorities, and to fully switch off.
Our Connect To Calm workshop explores how the practice of digital mindfulness that can help us better cope with the effects of overwhelm and increase our productivity.
You will learn simple mindfulness techniques to calm a busy mind, alleviate stress and improve focus.
This interactive 3 hour workshop covers a number of areas including:
- Identifying Habits
- Attention Management
- Improving Focus
- Calming a Busy Mind
- Work/Life Boundaries
This is an interactive and collaborative session where you will have the opportunity to reflect on the type of change you would like to cultivate within your own life.
Date: Saturday April 21st