The proliferation of smartphones and the Internet also coincides with historically high levels of depression and life dissatisfaction. As the speed of innovation only seems to be increasing, researchers are turning attention to one of the most increasingly vital questions of our time: will we continue to see declines in physical, emotional, and mental health due to our current use of technology, or can we harness technology by using new strategies to actually raise happiness, wellbeing and deep connection?
Instead of technology getting in the way of happiness, we have a unique opportunity to use tech to fuel greater levels of happiness and meaning within our lives. We can become digitally-enhanced optimists.
In The Future of Happiness, author Amy Blankson, Harvard graduate, Yale MBA, and co-founder of the global positive psychology consulting firm GoodThink, unveils five strategies that successful individuals use to not just survive—but to actually thrive—in the Digital Age.
Get practical actionable strategies and lifehacks for how to:
move from partial attention to full intention;
know when to fuse it [new tech] or lose it;
learn how to hack your distractions to achieve maximum productivity and life satisfaction;
and even how to finally get rid of the tech graveyard in your office drawers to create more mental and physical space to do the things you love.
By rethinking when, where, why and how we use technology, not only are we able to influence our own wellbeing but also we’re able to take an active role in shaping the future of our communities.