Time Spent Offline

Mehret Biruk
A newsletter about spending less time online and (re)discovering the pleasures of the offline world.
Created 19 Sep 2020
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  • The internet sucks
    28 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 3 2
    100% better Hi there, The internet truly sucks. Anything else is better than 93.8 per cent of the internet; it just takes effort. Below are five things I thought were worth sharing this week: It’s not...
  • When someone is wrong on the internet
    21 Sep 2021 • 1 min read • 3 0
    duty calls Hi there, Please, no more arguing on the internet. Let’s get enough sleep instead, or some fresh air. Below are five things I thought were worth sharing this week: Quick question: pro or an...
  • An experience for one
    14 Sep 2021 • 1 min read • 3 2
    Hi there, An experience for one: experiencing something, a moment, a thing, an event, without the need to capture, share, or post about it. One thing is essential to our experiences in the digital age...
  • How to spend less time online
    07 Sep 2021 3 4
    I would rather Hi there, All the advice you need for your digital well-being can be summarized in one sentence: Find meaningful activities to enjoy offline. More time spent offline equals less time sp...
  • What I miss most about not having social media
    31 Aug 2021 • 1 min read • 3 2
    You see the darnest things out in the wilderness, and I had to take a pic, or else did it really happen? Hi there, I want to enjoy nature, overpriced meals, and College Dropout without thinking about ...
  • I quit the news in 2016
    24 Aug 2021 • 1 min read • 2 0
    Mhm Hi there, Ignorance is bliss. At the very least, it is an option. Below are five things I thought were worth sharing this week: Donald Trump getting elected was the best thing that happened to me....
  • Social media is easy.
    17 Aug 2021 • 1 min read • 3 7
    things that made me laugh and I took a pic of Hi there, Someone said to me it takes courage and discipline to write. I neither have courage nor discipline, I’m just coping. Below are five things I tho...
  • How we start our days is how we spend our days
    10 Aug 2021 • 1 min read • 5 2
    If we pay attention, love is everywhere. Hi there, Life is meaning(ful)(less). Either way, what a relief! Below is five things I thought were worth sharing this week: I paid attention and realized som...
  • Should you delete social media?
    03 Aug 2021 • 1 min read • 2 3
    Is this better than scrolling through Instagram? Hi there, This week’s post was supposed to be about deleting my Instagram account, and social media altogether. Instead… Below are five things I though...
  • Until next week
    27 Jul 2021 • < 1 min read • 2 2
    Hi there, Long week. Longer days. A very quick apology for skipping this week. Until next time, Mehret Website
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