I’ve been trying to use my phone and computer less.
Most notifications have been turned off. I’m trying to pick it up less but it’s hard. To be more conscious in my use of both.
But it’s hard.
We organize our lives to maintain the pressures and boundaries we’re used to. We’d like to pretend we’re just going to bear with it until we get through this urgency, but we’re usually lying to ourselves.
A new habit takes at least thirty uncomfortable days to form, and a new habit is unrelated to the external forces (positive and negative) that we’re so good at finding and embracing.