Apps and extensions that can help

Feel distracted on your phone and desktop? These apps and habits might help.

 

BETTER SLEEP

Download Flux   15 mins of quality sleep by cutting blue light from screens.

Turn on NightShift & Do Not Disturb
Blue light from screens tricks our body into thinking the sun is out, and disrupts how our natural flow of falling asleep. Turn on NightShift to reclaim sleep.

RESPOND QUICKLY

Download Gboard
50% faster typing than regular keyboards so you can get back to that message while spending less time on the device.

STAY FOCUSED

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Download AdBlock Plus
reclaim 30-40% of your attention for every article you read.

InboxWhenReady (Gmail)
Show your inbox when you make a conscious choice, not just when there's new email constantly flooding in. This extension can help.

DEEPER CONVERSATIONS 

Send voice notes instead of typing – or ask to switch to voice.

Instead of exchanging brief texts when someone asks us a big question, reply with a long voice notes – it's faster than typing, easier to record with less burden, and often lets you send a more authentic message later.

Instead of exchanging brief texts when someone asks us a big question, reply with a long voice notes – it's faster than typing, easier to record with less burden, and often lets you send a more authentic message later.

When someone texts you "How are you?" consider recording a audio note. Typing often gets us going back and forth in a 

 

SEE OURSELVES

Download Moment (iOS)
See how much time you spend on your phone

RescueTime
See how much time you spend on different apps on your desktop along with various websites.

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