Ever wondered why it's so hard to put your phone down? Join Digital Wellness Coach, Marisha Pink, as she explores how modern technology is affecting our everyday lives and shares actionable advice to help you minimise digital distractions, build healthier digital habits, and achieve a better tech-life balance. New episode every Tuesday.
“Alexa, Play Porn” – 5 Times Amazon’s AI Voice Assistant Went Rogue
From Alexa to Siri, everyone loves the convenience of having an AI voice assistant that can complete tasks, provide information, and make purchases with only a few simple commands. But what happens when your trusty assistant misbehaves? In this episode, I share 5 hilarious but cautionary tales about the times when Amazon’s AI assistant, Alexa, has gone rogue, and the lessons that we can learn from these mishaps. I also explore the security features that can help prevent these calamities, and challenge you to review and update your Alexa settings to protect yourself and your family in future
How To Quit Social Media For Good
Thinking about leaving social media? Not sure exactly how to go about it? In this episode, I share a 7-step game plan to help you quit social media for good, so that you can take back control of your time, improve your wellbeing, and focus on living your best life, in real life.
How To Take A Break From Social Media – And Stick To It!
Want to take a break from social media? Not sure exactly how to stick to it? In this episode, I share practical tips and suggestions to help you successfully take a break from social media, so that you can reap the benefits of a digital detox and make the most of the time you get back.
How To Curate Your Social Media Experience And Cut Down On The Amount Of Time You Spend On Social Platforms
Want to improve your experiences on social media? Trying to cut down on the amount of time you spend on social platforms? In this episode, I share practical tips to help you enjoy a more pleasant and positive experience when using social media platforms. I also provide a step-by-step action plan to help you reduce the amount of time that you spend on social media daily.
Stick Or Twist: Should You Quit, Curate, Or Take A Break From Social Media?
It’s time to make a tough decision! In this episode, I explore whether you should consciously curate your social media experience, reduce the amount of time that you spend on social platforms, take a digital detox break, or quit social media altogether. I examine the personal factors that might influence your decision, how your brain could already be signalling to you that it’s time to take a break, and what will happen if you ignore it. I also share practical questions for you to ask yourself as part of a downloadable decision chart, to help you decide what your future relationship with social media will look like.
Has Social Media Caused A Loneliness Epidemic?
We’re spending less time in person with other people than we did 20 years ago…but did you know that loneliness could kill you? In this episode, I explore the issue of loneliness in the digital age and how social media is both connecting and disconnecting you from others. I examine the important difference between loneliness and being alone, the surprising physical and mental health consequences of loneliness, and the impact social media is having on your ability to form and maintain offline relationships. I also share practical advice on how to overcome loneliness and nurture your real-life connections, and challenge you to consciously reconnect with someone important to you.