The Benefits of a Distraction-Free Smartphone

Get your phone to work for you — not the other way around Photo by Rahul Chakraborty on Unsplash As I’ve written before, I have a love-hate relationship with my iPhone. On one hand, I can’t live without it — I, like many other “knowledge workers” worldwide, rely on my…

Detoxing from My Email Addiction

My name is Crawford, and I’m an email addict. It started out as a subtle affair: just a quick check of my inbox every now and then to see if there was anything at work that needed my attention. But over time, the habit got got worse. Over the…

Why My Phone is on Do Not Disturb 24/7

I have a love/hate relationship with my iPhone. Photo by Hilthart Pedersen on Unsplash In June 2007, Steve Jobs took the stage in an auditorium in northern California to announce Apple’s newest product: the iPhone. It was, as he said that day, not just a mobile phone, but…