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Dopamine detox

1 min min read - November 30, 2020

  1. Turn off notifications on the phone except work or productivity related
  2. Turn on Do Not Disturb between 6:00 PM and 7:30 AM except for calls and calendar reminders
  3. Turn off all Chrome Notificatons
  4. Add site blocker extension to Chrome and block social media between 9:30 and 5 PM
  5. Add site and app blocker extention to phone
  6. Put the phone in the cage when not using 2FA
  7. Keep phone in the cage after work until children are not asleep

Experiment worked for two weeks. Was a success. Then I left it. Need to start again now as it's really working.

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