Tracking Time Spent On Your Phone with the Moment App

Have you ever been curious as to how much time you spend on your phone? Are you afraid to know? Do you think you have an addiction to your phone?

In the business world, there’s a common quote from Peter Drucker that goes like this:

If you can’t measure it, you can’t improve it.

I think it’s impossible to understand how much time you spend on your phone unless you make a conscious effort to track it. Luckily, there is an app called Moment that will show you how much time you spend on your phone on a daily basis.

Continue Reading →

Beware of Bright Shiny Objects

I’ll warn you right now. You may want to click off this post within 30 seconds, but I urge you to get through it. Some of you may disagree with it pretty quickly. All I ask (ever) is that you stop and consider that this may be worth swirling around your noggin for more than 10 minutes.

Two weeks ago, I listened to this podcast episode called ‘How technology brings out the worst in us, with Tristan Harris.’ I had never heard of this podcast show nor Tristan Harris.

Continue Reading →

My Current iPhone Homescreen

It’s the beginning of the year so you know what that means.

Not going to the gym you just bought a membership from. Stuffing a whole bag of goldfish crackers down your gullet for lunch. Other things that dissolve your new year resolutions. Along with those, I do one thing that affects me every day. I look at my current iPhone homescreen and assess if should make any changes. In truth, this is not a once a year thing for me. I do this every few months because my needs change. Plus, there are always new apps popping up that become more important than others.

Below is a screenshot of my new homescreen. For the most part, these represent the apps I use the most frequently.

Continue Reading →