Intentional scrolling: 20 better things to do on your device

Could we all get a little more intentional with our scrolling and find some better ways to spend our time on our phone, tablet or digital device?

We all know the black hole that is mindless scrolling.  The 5 minutes or 55 minutes here and there as we strive to fill in any smidgen of spare time to alleviate boredom, prevent FOMO or conquer multitasking.

Working in this space, has certainly highlighted to me the need for more intentionality about how we spend our time as we strive to make better choices for ourselves. Ultimately we also want to instil in our children digital behaviours that have their wellbeing at heart, whilst still allowing them to thrive.

So I have compiled a list of great things we can do online to allow this to happen.  Of course this is not at the expense of all the other things we need in our lives… the outdoor play, the active play, the face to face interactions and the downtime. But if we are going to continue to become immersed in a digital world, let’s make sure that some of that time spent allows for growth, learning and challenge.

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