9 Digital Overwhelm Challenges and Helpful Human Solutions
Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at 7:36AM
Linda Samuels in Motivation, Wonderfully Human, decisions, digital devices, distractions, focus, human, lists, nature, overwhelm, prioritize, success, time

“In our fast-paced, always on world, it’s not difficult to access information. It comes at you at breakneck speed. Articles, blog posts, status updates, tweets- there’s never a shortage of ideas to consider.” 

Lori Deschene, Tiny Buddha founder

We're humans living in a digital world. Having 24/7 access to our technology can make us feel overwhelmed, stressed, challenged to prioritize what’s most important, and un-motivated to move forward.

By identifying some of the sources and challenges of our digital overwhelm, and by learning how to better manage them, we can increase our sense of well-being, motivation, and focus. Some of the overwhelm sources include our digital devices like our smartphones, laptops, and desktops. The addictive nature of those devices lure us with their unlimited access to emails, texts, Internet surfing, social media communities like TwitterFacebookLinkedIn, Pinterest, Instagram, and YouTube. There’s no shortage of digital accessibility vying for our time and attention.


Common digital overwhelm challenges include:

Are these challenges familiar? If so, experiment with strategies that will reduce your overwhelm and re-focus your energy.


Solutions for managing digital overwhelm include:

I’d love to hear about your digital overwhelm challenges and solutions. What have your noticed? If you're curious, ask me my "ding management" experiment. Come join the conversation.






Article originally appeared on The Other Side of Organized by Linda Samuels (http://theothersideoforganized.com/).
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