• Mary wrote a new post, Self-Care Sunday: Delete Your News Apps and Disable Notifications, on the site Skepchick 7 months, 2 weeks ago

    Something bad is happening in the world every second of every day. And organizations that report the news can’t wait for you to read about it. So I’ve done something recently that has greatly improved my wel […]

    • Everyone’s mileage may vary, of course, but I found the big issue was the notifications. It’s amazing how much difference it makes when _I_ decide when it’s time to catch up on the news, instead of a torrent pouring down on me constantly. Couple that with tailoring which news I get in the first place (I get a lot of my news from the Guardian, who are kind enough to support antiquated RSS feeds on specific topics) and I feel a lot more empowered about my consumption of news. You mightn’t think that would make much difference, but it seems to for me…