A Day in the Life of a Social Media Addict | Everyday Ambassador
Back in March, Everyday Ambassador participated in National Day of Unplugging, a movement that encourages individuals to go on a digital detox for 24 hours straight – that means no browsing social media networks, texting or using any sort of electronic device – and pay attention to their immediate surroundings instead. I’ve done these kinds of challenges before, and they’re hard. The minute you resolve to log off all accounts, you have an immense urge to log back in. It’s all you can think about.
5 IRL Things That Say More About You Than Your Facebook Can | Everyday Ambassador
In an attempt to think outside the Internet, I’ve compiled a list of seemingly little details that reveal people’s quirks and lifestyles like no filtered Instagram (#)selfie or “Hobbies” section ever could.
The Importance of Mindful Listening | Everyday Ambassador
“Uh huh. Yeah, I get it. Mmhm. Uh huh. I see. Sorry, what was it you just said?”
This is the response nobody likes to hear when they’re chatting with someone else. Yet, it happens all the time – between teacher and student, parent and child, you and a friend. More often than not, it’s because the other person is using some sort of digital device that’s taking more than half of the attention away from what’s really supposed to matter at that moment: your conversation.
The Truth About Our Relationships with Technology | Everyday Ambassador
Before this year, I would’ve told you that my cell phone was “everything.” What did that mean? It meant I used it for every single daily task you can think of, not just texting and calling: I used it to look up recipes online, to find my way around new areas, to craft and send out emails, to store pictures of different Outfits of the Day, to find out what the weather was going to be like the next day and to check what time the next bus would arrive at the stop outside my apartment.