MORE TOOLS

REVIEW PRIVACY SETTINGS

  • KeepItReal : Keep It Real Provide a long list of sites, platforms, devices with settings and options you can change

  • Netsafe: Offering a variety of tools / resources to help keep people safe online

GET MORE SLEEP

  • Turn on NightShift (iOS): Blue light from screens late at night tricks our body into believing it’s still daytime, which disrupts our natural ability to sleep. Go to your Settings > Display & Brightness > turn on Night Shift.

  • Flux (Mac, Windows): Reclaim 15 mins of quality sleep by cutting the blue light from your screen.


REDUCE DISTRACTIONS

  • Distraction-Free YouTube (Chrome): Removes recommended videos from the side bar of YouTube, making you less likely to get sucked in to unintentional content-holes. (Does not currently disable autoplay.)

  • Facebook Newsfeed Eradicator (Chrome): Removes the Facebook newsfeed and blurs the sidebars and notifications, allowing you to use some of the more utilitarian features of Facebook without getting sucked into the newsfeed.

  • uBlock Origin (Chrome, Safari, Firefox): Reclaim ~30-40% of your attention with every article you read by blocking content, ads and tracking.

  • InboxWhenReady (Gmail): Focus your inbox by only showing messages when you click “Show Inbox” instead of getting distracted as new emails arrive.


STAY FOCUSED ON YOUR GOALS

  • Flipd: Stay focused together in live study sessions with friends and protect yourself from distraction by temporarily erasing apps from your phone.

  • Freedom (Mac & Windows): Create custom blocklists on your desktop, tablet and phone for set periods of time.


PRACTICE MINDFULNESS

  • Calm: Leading meditation app helps you reduce anxiety by creating calm and stress-free time in your day.

  • Insight Timer: Online community for meditation featuring guided meditations, music and talks posted by contributing experts.

  • Ten Percent Happier: Discover guided meditations from experts and practical teachings that you can carry anywhere.

  • Headspace: Zone in on what matters most with a meditation practice that focuses on your progress and improved well-being over time.