Digital Wellness with Nina Hersher PH231


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Nina Hersher is CEO of The Digital Wellness Institute and co-founder of the Digital Wellness Collective, a global trade association of digital wellness experts and organizations collaborating to enhance human relationships through the intentional use and development of technology.

She holds a specialized Masters of Social Work from Washington University in St. Louis in Norms of Connectivity and Reconceptualizing Human Development in the 21st Century, and holds additional credentials as an Oasis in the Overwhelm facilitator, Teen Outreach Program facilitator, and meditation teacher.

She is passionate about sharing best practices for consuming and integrating technology into our lives in a way that protects our mental health in a fast-paced world.

In this episode, Nina shares best practices for digital flourishing, including ways to set up your environment to minimize distractions, tools you can use to protect your physical health, and her tips for setting boundaries around social media.

You can connect with Nina via Instagram @digitalwellbeing. You can learn more about her work at, and you can assess your own digital flourishing habits here.

Resources: Loftie alarm clock

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