“What we need are ways of strengthening the muscle that lets you maintain control of your own attention, so that you can more frequently win the psychological arm wrestle against the services and sites that are itching to do it for you.”
In this episode, Digital Mindfulness talks with The Guardian columnist Oliver Burkeman. Oliver is an author of two books, The Antidote: Happiness for People Who Can’t Stand Positive Thinking, and HELP! How to Become Slightly Happier and Get a Bit More Done. Oliver, who lives in New York, also writes a regular column in the Guardian called This Column Will Change Your Life and a monthly column for Psychologies.
In this episode, Lawrence and Oliver talk about the following fascinating topics:
- Slow computing movement
- How happiness can impact your digital experience
- Conscious computing