Ep. 36 – Break-Up With Social Media To Become A Better Version Of Yourself

by | Challenge & Growth, Healthy Habits (Mind Body), podcast

An Interview with Johan Versteegh – Life and Digital Wellness Coach and the cofounder of Social Media Breakup, who knows firsthand about the downsides of screen addiction and how to recover using his “6 Step Formula Series.”

A few years ago, Johan Versteegh suffered from cell phone and social media addiction. When he realized and accepted the adverse effects on his life, he knew he had to find a way to unhook himself from screens. He knew that he couldn’t totally abstain from technology; after all, he worked in the IT industry! Accepting that there was a way to take charge of his screen time rather than feel driven by it, he began to explore ways to first disengage from mindless interaction with his devices and then reengage with them mindfully.

As Johan began to heal himself, he realized others were struggling with the same addiction. After gaining clarity about his life purpose, he became a Life and Digital Wellness Coach and eventually created Social Media Breakup. His mission is helping individuals and families recover from phone and social media addiction enabling them to become better versions of themselves.

Show Notes:

Social Media Breakup

The Uncomfortable Zone

Screen addiction

Digital Wellness

“I don’t want to die stupid.”

“Disconnect so you can reconnect.”

Google Dementia

Digital Citizenship – online etiquette

Digital Detox

“Outsourcing your happiness.”

“Improve the story you tell yourself about yourself.”

“Transform your device into an ally instead of an enemy.”

Social Media:

Website: https://www.socialmediabreakup.com
Twitter: https://twitter.com/phonebreakup
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/techbreakup/
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTmNvzsYPKkSegM8C-cVy4w/videos
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/socialmediabreakup

Books and Movie:

Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol Dweck

Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself: How to Lose Your Mind and Create a New One by Joe Dispenza

Ready Player One – a 2018 science fiction action-adventure film directed by Steven Spielberg, from a screenplay by Zak Penn and Ernest Cline based on Cline’s novel of the same name.

Special Offer:

Access Johan’s Udemy Course “Break Free From iPhone, Screen, Social Media, Tech Addiction” for FREE by sending an email to Johan@socialmedia.com .

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