Derek Beres, in his article published on the blog “Big Think“, explains how our creativity is fading away due to our addiction to data and information.

Engaging creatively requires moments of peace, freedom and meditation. This becomes everyday harder since our brain’s attentional system needs constant stimulation.

Here are four suggestions to disconnect mentioned in the article:
1. Make a long walk—without your phone—a part of your daily routine
2. Get out of your comfort zone
3. Make more time for fun and games
4. Alternate between doing focused work and activities that are less intellectually demanding

“Research shows that the fear of missing out increases anxiety and takes a toll on your health in the long run. Of all the things to suffer, creative thinking is one of our greatest losses”.

To read more, see the full article

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