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I spent most of the past week away from the constant dopamine drip of checking email and text messages. It was agonizing at times but the result was a reset of the need to check whether things are burning to the ground right now (they most often aren’t).

I still did check my email but it was a batch check once or twice a day. I also used my phone to take photos and watched a show or two — as well as used Google Maps while driving.

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What not checking email every few seconds can be like…

A few interesting observations:

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