(Podcast) Why cutting back on media is hard even when we know it's good
Episode 010: They say technology is bad for our relationships. We say it's complicated.
Sometimes it feels like smartphones, texting, and social media are the BEST THING that's ever happened to our relationships (seriously--how did we ever grocery shop or coordinate dinner plans without texts?).
But in spite of the convenience of our snappy digital communications, there are other times when we feel lonely, overwhelmed, and disconnected. To help with these less pleasant feelings, Kami, Becky and I (Steph) created a challenge to reduce our technology use in favor of high quality time with the people we love.
Friends, we totally failed the challenge. Listen to what happened...
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Resource Gush: Lifetree Download Library
When Steph's not co-hosting the They Say podcast, she's commonly writing free downloadable ebooks, planners, printables, and the like. From seasonal favorites (ex. how to bust summer boredom, and how to start planning for your best family Christmas ever) to daily devotionals, each download is designed to make Jesus more central to our daily lives. Check them out today!
Related Links and Articles:
- 5 challenges to disconnect from media and connect to each other
- Would you take a break from TV and social media?
- Why My Family Has One Technology-Free Hour Every Day
- What Jesus, meth and my smartphone have in common
- I've become a bad listener and that's not okay
- "This is My commandment, that you love one another, just as I have loved you. Greater love has no one than this--that he lays down his life for his friends."--John 15:12-15