Hey,

As people working in front of a screen all day, we often struggle to find the right balance. I’m not talking about work-life balance alone here, but of how our life that is completely virtual during the day often causes us to not take real life into account. We tend to have a strong bias on some topics, and instead of Active Listening we try to ‘1-up’ each other all the time, resulting in sadness without any result.

We tend to forget that our bodies need something else than coding all day. And we need to take care of our fellow human beings as well. Just think about this number: The average US person will spend over 9 hours in front of a screen today. Time to become more aware of how we can keep the balance between the virtual and the real world. Last week I recorded a podcast episode (note that it’s in German, sorry for all who don’t understand it) about vacation and taking time off with a friend of mine, about exactly that topics.

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—Anselm