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Posts by Jocelyn Brewer

ļ»æIntroducing Virtual Vitamins

I’ve been talking about balanced use of technology in terms of Digital Nutrition for about three years now*. When I was invited to speak at the 2016 DigCit Summit at Twitter HQ in San Francisco, I really wanted to present something completely new and launch the next logical step in the Digital Nutrition concept –…

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Overcoming Tech Stress: How to log-off from workļ»æ

Just doing some work before bed. Humans, 2016. I had a chat to Triple J’s Hack program yesterday about Ā a report by Reventure which indicated ‘Young peopleĀ experienceĀ stress from being constantly connected’. Ā You can listen to the episodeĀ hereĀ (start at the 22 minute mark). There are so many interesting, conversation worthy aspects to this issue for 18…

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#AussieEd chat on Digital Nutrition and healthy tech habits

I love twitter and the professional sharing that happens in the online space — so I was very excited to be invited to create an AussieEd chat. Ā It was a whirlwind hour — I had (luckily) used the TweetDeck to plan and schedule the questions and responses, in order to maximise the resources and links…

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Screen Based Media Use and Small Humans:tips for parents in a digitally saturated, ā€˜on demandā€™ world.

4 key areas to consider when raising digitally savvy, ethical and healthy kids. // CREATE BALANCE AND MAINTAIN VARIETYĀ Technology is an excellent tool. We can use it in many ways to maximise productivity and help us to learn, communicate and connect. Videogames when played in moderation and at developmentally appropriate levels can help develop a…

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The Three Mā€™s of Digital NutritionĀ 

Want to have a healthier, more considered relationship with technology?  Keep these three principles in mind and apply them to your online activities, ask yourself these questions. ā€‹// MINDFUL // Mindful in that you are present to your actions, you have moment- to-moment awareness of, and responsibility over your activities online and how these impact…

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Digital Nutrition: Writing portfolioļ»æ

Over the last 18 months I’ve written quite a bit about our technological habits, both on my own blog and for a range of publications (as well as commenting for about 23 articles, being on TV 3 times, doing 12 radio interviews and consulting to a range of organisations!).Here are links to all the titles…

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Screensavers: Reminders To Be Mindful With Your Smartphone

Do you find yourself mindlessly grabbing for your phone? Are you seeking something, unsure of what? Do you scroll through your social media feeds without really paying attention? Are you yearning for something a bit more deep and meaningful but cant find it? Try these screensavers. Ā When you go to your phone these might help…

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Technology is not a drug, please stop calling it addictive

The use of drug analogies in the conversation about people (especially young ones) and technology needs to stop. Technology is not a drug, itā€™s a tool. What we do with the tool, is the most important question.Ā  Ā If anything, digital devices are a syringe.Ā  They are a delivery system. Syringes can be used to deliver…

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