It's not just news. I cut out mainstream media several years ago, and noted a definite improvement in my psychological well-being. As of the end of last year, I stopped engaging in mainstream social media. I still keep a Facebook account for Messenger and Events, but don't post, read timelines, or participate. Not only do I have more time to read books and learn new things -- made pita bread from scratch for the first time this week -- but I am in general, notably happier and more focused. I suspect that information hygiene is going to be one of the great underrated skills of the digital age. Hacker News is an exception that I indulge in maybe once a week or two -- today's the day!
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It seems like the only thing we hear anymore is bad news. How would it feel to stop reading the news? One woman took a week to find out. Being informed” and being a news junkie are two very different By Michael Grothaus 6 minute Read Indeed, by the end of the week, due to my lack of negative news input, I actually felt safer, “I always think of management guru Peter Drucker who said that every year you have to quit doing about 25%.
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I n the past few decades, the fortunate among us have recognised the hazards of living with an overabundance of food obesity, diabetes and have started to change our diets. But most of us do not yet understand that news is to the mind what sugar is to the body. News is easy to digest. That's why we experience almost no saturation. Unlike reading books and long magazine articles which require thinking , we can swallow limitless quantities of news flashes, which are bright-coloured candies for the mind.