I wanted to start a list of some concepts and ideas related to digital wellness that you may not have met yet. My goal with this list is to give you a starting point for further exploration.
This list is ever expanding as new discussions and research evolves in the realm of digital wellness. If there is a key concept or phrase you think I should add, let me know!
Big Ideas for Digital Wellness
Digital Wellness is a movement and lifestyle that advocates for a balance of body, mind, and intentional technology to live more fully within our natural and digital communities
The Attention Economy concept suggests that human attention is a scarce resource and a value. There is a limit to how much information humans can process, and the competition for that information is high.
Clickbait is content that is created with sensationalist and misleading tactics, usually for the purpose of driving traffic and clicks.
Cyberbullying refers to posting negative or mean content, or taking actions on social media with the intent to harm others.
Digital Activism refers to using digital resources for activism, or activism related to digital causes such as digital literacy and digital wellness.
Digital Wanderlust refers to the desire to safely and sustainably explore online environments.
Digital Wellbeing refers to the optimum state of health, personal fulfillment, and interpersonal satisfaction that people using technology can achieve.
Fear of Missing Out
The Fear of Missing Out (FOMO) refers to feeling a lack of connection while being overexposed to information and other people’s lives.
Information Overload happens when a person is exposed to too much information at once.
Netiquette refers to common practices of etiquette for online communications.
You can find book recommendations, for digital wellness and related topics in my bookshop.