Episode 237: How to Take Back Control of Your Focus and Enhance Productivity While Online

In this solo episode, Dr. Lisa discusses how to use technology to your advantage. Whether you realize it or not, your brain is being hijacked when online. Instead of getting sucked into social media scrolling, time wasting and overwhelm, you can use technology to enhance your productivity. You can regain your time and brain function with simple steps around mindfulness and boundaries – without needing to throw away your phone. 

Listen in to discover how to “Starve your distraction and feed your focus”.

In this episode, we cover:

  • What is Digital Wellness and Digital Flourishing®
  • The importance of realizing your unconscious habits around technology
  • How exposing yourself to negative news in the morning influences your mood
  • Why it’s so easy for your attention to get hacked because of dopamine
  • How multitasking is actually compulsive fractured attention, which increases your stress levels and emotional dysregulation
  • The importance of tracking your time for time awareness, adjusting your notifications, setting limits and using apps to manage your time on phone
  • How you can take the Digital Flourishing Survey here
  • The importance of taking breaks to increase your productivity

Today’s Mama Must-Have:

Dr. Lisa is a big fan of Sharon Salzburg’s 10 day Equanimity course which she chipped away at, even on vacation.

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Disclaimer: The information provided is not meant to replace treatment with a licensed health care practitioner. It is for informational purposes only. Consult with a Naturopathic Doctor or other licensed health care professional to determine which treatments are safe for you.