New York Times Bestseller
'Digital Minimalism is the Marie Kondo of mobile phones' Evening Standard
'An eloquent, powerful and enjoyably practical guide to cutting back on screen time' The Times
'An urgent call to action for anyone serious about being in command of their own life' Ryan Holiday, author of The Obstacle is the Way
'What a timely and useful book' Naomi Alderman, author of The Power
Learn how to switch off and find calm
Do you find yourself endlessly scrolling through social media or the news while your anxiety rises? Are you feeling frazzled after a long day of long video calls?
In this timely book, professor Cal Newport shows us how to pair back digital distractions and live a more meaningful life with less technology.
By following a 'digital declutter' process, you'll learn to:
· Rethink your relationship with social media
· Prioritize 'high bandwidth' conversations over low quality text chains
· Rediscover the pleasures of the offline world
Take back control from your devices and find calm amongst the chaos with Digital Minimalism.
A compelling case for cultivating intense focus, and offers immediately actionable steps for infusing more of it into our lives
A wonderfully entangled, intertwined, and erudite series of strategies, philosophies, disciplines, and techniques to sharpen your focus and dive deep into your work
As a presence on the page, Newport is exceptional in the realm of self-help authors
Cal Newport speaks human truth to digital power. He calls out our enslavement to modern devices and calmly presents a better way to live and work
This book is an urgent call to action for anyone serious about being in command of their own life
Cal Newport has discovered a cure for the techno-exhaustion that plagues our always-on, digitally caffeinated culture
Cal Newport's Digital Minimalism is the best book I've read in some time about our fraught relationship with technology. If you're looking for a blueprint to guide you as you liberate yourself from the shackles of email, social networks, smartphones, and screens, let this book be your guide
You're not the user, you're the product. Hang up, log off, and tune in to a different way to be in the world. Bravo, Cal, smart advice for good people
I hope that everyone who owns a mobile phone and has been wondering where their time goes gets a chance to absorb the ideas in this book. It's amazing how the same strategy can work for both financial success and mental well-being: Put more energy into what makes you happy, and ruthlessly strip away the things that don't
I challenge you not to devour this wonderful book in one sitting. I certainly did and I started applying Cal's ideas to my own life immediately