How significant is information overload and what you can do about it? Our brains do take in a LOT of information daily. There are two problems with this: 1. We're inherently bad at assessing the quality of information we are presented with. 2. Our brains need downtime. In this episode, we'll discuss how to manage this modern information overload problem with practical techniques like the information diet.
References in this episode:
Factfullness' Foundation, GapMinder: Objective Information about the State of the World
University of California San Diego: Amount of Data We Consume
Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Why We Need Downtime
Review of General Psychology: How Gullible Are We?
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Happy You Are Here shares tools, techniques, and ideas to help us all live more fulfilling lives.
This show is for you if you find yourself asking:
We can do more than just survive. We can thrive and live a fulfilling life full of joy.
We can attain financial, spiritual, and intellectual freedom.
Stop wasting your potential. This is a beautiful abundant life, even if it doesn't always feel like it.
With love, Craig Inzana