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Tune into the JOMOcast and join founders and creators in embracing the joy of missing out to thrive in a rapidly-changing world.
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“How we live with technology is the cultural issue of the next half century.” - New York Times
How we live with technology matters. It matters to our work, our relationships, our creativity, and our communities. JOMO is gaining momentum as a conscious choice to disconnect and reconnect to the tangible joys of life. Life isn't straight forward and there's no one-size-fits-all solution to finding balance in a wired world.
Find yours. Experience joy.
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( TOPICS COVERED IN SEASON 1 )
The Elements of Joy: Well-Being and Success on Our Own Terms
Disconnecting From Technology as a Form of Self-Care
The Founders Dilemma: The Joy of Missing Out on Burnout
The Power of Community: The Joy of Missing Out on Loneliness
JOMO for the "Very Online"
Prioritizing Creative Work Over Screen time
NOMO FOMO: The Joy of Missing Out on Fear
Good Things Happen When You Slow Down
You Don't Have to Lay Your Life on the Altar of Hustle
Managing Stress as a Creator
Scheduling for Best Creative Work
Conserving Mental Energy
Digital Wellbeing as an Ongoing Journey
( COMING UP )
THE JOY OF MISSING OUT ON LONELINESS
with Salimah Yvette Ebrahim // Co-founder @ Artery
“You know what happens when we have no agenda? Magic.” A conversation with Artery.is co-founder Salimah Ebrahim about building trusting communities one living room at a time. Ebrahim has been profiled by CBC Television as one of 25 Canadians who are changing the world and declared by Chatelaine magazine one of 80 amazing Canadian women to watch. Artery.is
THE JOY OF UNPLUGGING
with Aaron Reynolds // Creator of Effin’ Birds
“My whole life is oriented around remaining connected, and for me the value of JOMO and the discussion of how to live better is that reminder of where the line is between what matters and what doesn’t... this is a conversation that matters to me.” Aaron Reynolds is a humourist, professional speaker, and the man behind the @EffinBirds and @swear_trek Twitter accounts. When he's not on Twitter, you can find him producing a series of podcasts and at ComicCons dressed as George Lucas.
THE JOY OF GOING LIGHT
with Joe Hollier // Co-founder @ The Light Phone
Joe Hollier is a multi-disciplinary artist and entrepreneur. He likes to ride his skateboard, go camping, read books, take photographs and spend time with his cat, plants and friends. Joe is the co-founder of Light, a radically different technology company that designs objects that respect and empower its users.
Become a JOMO MEMBER + ENJOY mini-episodes with DIGITAL SOCIOLOGIST, Dr. Jess Perriam
Dr Jess Perriam is a Lecturer in Sociology at The Open University and lives in London, UK. She received her PhD in Sociology from Goldsmiths, University of London in 2018, specializing in digital sociology and science and technology studies. She is currently co-chair of a new undergraduate distance education class called Understanding Digital Societies. Her research interests are technology use in everyday and public sector digital transformation. She semi-regularly blogs about technology related academic texts for a non-academic audience at jessperriam.com. When not researching and writing, she enjoys writing snail mail to people around the world, cooking and getting stronger at the gym.
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