I got this app called Freedom which can temporarily block all internet access from your computer or mobile devices (a reboot will also restore it). It’s for those of us who’d like to think we have the willpower to avoid the internet and work but JUST DON’T.

Seriously, before YouTube when we had a song jump into our head it wasn’t a matter of button presses to be suddenly listening to that song. Or maybe you’re thinking about a movie and then started wondering what an obscure actor was up to now and then you can spend time on Wikipedia reading about everything they did past the movie you last remembered them in.

I still have my phone notification on for when I get emails and if I REALLY need to look up something I have my iPad so it’s not 100% cut off, but it certainly helps. By the way, if you want to not have time to do anything ever again, start playing Threes!

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