Connect to Offline Life
— The Best Apps that Limit Apps
We have digitized all the experiences. Now we feel a desperate need to reconnect with reality, the one that involves the body, breath, sleep and all our moods. According to a survey, the average adult spends almost six hours a day with digital media and 47% of Britons blame the web for sleep deprivation. We are becoming increasingly aware of the negative impact that technology is having on our physical and mental health.
Here are some solutions.
Headspace teaches us how to meditate, Sleepzy controls and improves the phases of our sleep, while Moodrise exploits technology in order to nourish and support our emotional needs, adapting online content according to our mood.
For every psychophysical deficiency, there seems to be the right app with the common goal of improving mental health, strengthening resilience and raising well-being. But in all this there is an obvious paradox. Will it really be the web to save us from “digital bulimia”?