Notes on how to break a bad habit

At the beginning of April I made a plan to stop mindlessly scrolling Reddit. Now it’s the end of the month, so I’m here to reflect on my progress.

I admit it wasn’t a flawless 30 days. Since I’m unemployed and home a lot lately, it’s a little too easy to waste time on my devices.

But because I attempted to change my attitude and not simply force myself to change behavior, I think my new habit will be more permanent. In the past, I’ve gone extreme and hid my phone in a drawer or blocked reddit.com on my laptop. This time I asked myself: “ok, I have this compulsive scrolling behavior, how can I flip my relationship with technology so I am using it instead of it using me?”

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