It should go without saying that we love digital media – it’s a big part of what we do at Moonsail North!
In fact, we’ve spent a lot of time writing about some of our favorite digital hacks here in this blog:
- Why we love Slack, the virtual meeting room that’s had a significant effect on our company culture.
- How even the least-visually inclined among us can create beautiful infographics with Canva.
- Why we’re celebrating the slow, ugly death of Google+.
- And how to keep crazy uncles out of your Facebook news feed.
But a life lived with your face buried in a smartphone 24/7 is not a life well lived. So we’re big fans of the digital detox – a periodical unplugging from your devices combined with a focus on mindfulness and relative quiet.
Here’s a great TED talk on the importance of stillness from Pico Iyer, a renowned travel writer (which, incidentally, would be my dream job if I didn’t already have the best one in the world!