In a world dominated by smartphones and constant connectivity, the team atDumb Wirelessis challenging the status quo. Co-founders Will and Daisy believe that excessive smartphone usage is not just a matter of convenience, but can have detrimental effects on our attention spans, productivity, and overall well-being.
Their mission is simple: to promote a healthier relationship with technology.
The modern world is filled with constant noise and distractions, and finding moments quiet enough to hear our own thoughts can be difficult. However, one simple practice has stood the test of time as a powerful tool for introspection and personal growth: journaling.
Working through your thoughts and emotions — giving yourself time to actually think and check in with yourself in a busy world — can have profound mental and emotional effects.
Let's explore five of the key benefits of journaling, and then we'll give some practical advice anyone can use to start their own journaling practice.
An advisee of Toni Morrison's once wrote inLilith Magazineabout a conversation the two had about motherhood.Rachel Kadish writesthat a teacher of hers had opined that "female novelists who had children were dooming their writing lives."
When she mentioned this to Morrison, whose work often drew from her experience as a single working mother of two, the famed writer's response was unconcerned: "Yes, they always say that."
We know Morrison is right. Our writing self is an integral part of our being. Yet, sometimes, when you're in the midst of the hectic life as a writing parent, it can feel like that writing teacher had a point...
Picture it: You've just signed a contract to write three books in a year and half while also promoting your backlist and launching a standalone title. That's what happened to Jennifer Bardsley, whose sweet romance and women's fiction books have sold over 115,000 copies worldwide.
Today, we are releasing a "Day 1"Over-The-Air (OTA) firmware update for Alpha.
This firmware coincides withAlpha's launch and contains several important bug fixes and performance improvements. We highly recommend Alpha owners install this update as soon as possible. For a full list ofAlpha firmware version 1.12.3improvements and fixes visit theRelease Notes page.