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Thrive Global: Brian Solis Wants To Help You Manage Tech Addiction

Thrive Global, the new media property from Arianna Huffington, explores Solis’s new book Lifescale: How to Live a More Creative, Productive, and Happy Life. Marking a departure from his previous seven books, Solis’s new book asks the question, “What’s gone wrong with our ability to focus and maintain mental clarity?” More importantly, it examines what we can do about it.

Solis explains, “the timeline of our deteriorating focus syncs up with the rise of tech addiction, the anxiety and depression epidemic, influencer culture, and hyper-connectedness.” He continues, “Looking at the testimonies from tech execs, former social media engineers, designers and so forth, it’s really scary,” says Solis. “Our minds have been tampered with in the past decade, and it’s having a clear impact in our productivity, not to mention our ability to live with agency and purpose.” Solis says we have to realize there’s a problem and awaken to the reality of our situation.

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