Everyone needs a little fiber in their diet. It’s normal but now it’s becoming more vital. Think about it. We look to Facebook and Twitter for our news now. It comes at us at rapid fire and we know it’s coming at us fast. Oh, by diet we don’t mean meals and by fiber we don’t mean a bran muffin; we’re talking about how we consume and seek out news, information, data, opinion and inspiration, and process it.
Time to get more fiber in your life… newspapers, magazines, books. Fiber, as old-fashioned and slow a medium as it now seems, is just what we need to SLOW down. You and Twitter can keep being Baes but once in a while lift the screen from between you and technological data.
Enjoy the ‘drip feed’ of taking in those words and ideas slowly, letting them, in their own unique way, speak to you.
Reading from a page, rather than screen skimming is a process that allows one to feel through the information. No comments section to distract. Just you and the page, face to face, up close and personal.
With it, you hold concepts closer and think more creatively. Screens have re-wired all our brains to try and keep up, take it all in.
Granted, today’s events ARE coming at as harder and faster than ever before. Why, just a hundred years ago we learned of them by way of a telegraph and then the morning newspaper. Now? The feeds are coming at our brains at an... read more