Why do Mondays have such a bad name? Research suggests that they’re dreaded by most of us, with two thirds of people experiencing “Sunday Blues”. But maybe Mondays aren’t so bad after all…
It’s assumed the ‘always-on’ mode of constant connection is detrimental for creativity, but in this age of technology is it realistic to assume people can switch off? Should we embrace it instead? Tony Reeves argues that we must find a balance between the real and the virtual if we are to maximise our creative potential.
This video is pretty annoying, but maybe that’s half the point. The challenge is to see if you can do one thing for three minutes without getting distracted. Did you find it hard to do? Let us know in the comments.
Every seven years, designer Stefan Sagmeister closes his New York studio for a yearlong sabbatical to rejuvenate and refresh their creative outlook. He explains the often overlooked value of time off and shows the innovative projects inspired by his time in Bali.
It’s clear that switching off email and mobile phones helps us focus on creative thinking. So why don’t we do it more? This post looks at some of the reasons why and suggest ways of beating your online addiction.