The End of Newsfeed Distraction

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Several weeks ago, I found myself once again mindlessly scrolling the Facebook Newsfeed with my thumb, glancing blankly at each passing post. I had opened the app for a specific reason but somehow got distracted, forgetting what I was there for. I’m sure you’ve heard of this habitual phenomenon before; it happens often.

I got frustrated by it, snapped out of my mindless scrolling, and decided to try and put an end to it once and for all – without deleting or deactivating my Facebook account. Continue reading

The Anxious Summer of 2017

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After a long hiatus, I’m dusting off the Jason Journals site. Blogging is something you’re supposed to do consistently if you want regular readers. Well I might say I’m consistently inconsistent. But my absence from the blog over the summer has been due to more than my usual on-and-off interest in the blog-o-sphere.  Continue reading

Why I Like Republic Wireless

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Liking Freedom

After years of buying into 2-year contracts with cell phone carriers, I finally broke free! I must give credit to Republic Wireless for that, and also to Walt Mossberg; his latest review of RW’s new technology gave me the push to give it a go! OK, also, Amazon’s Prime deal on a couple of phones helped too. So if, like me, you try to be frugal and minimal, or you like affordable and simple, read on. Continue reading

Faith Or Reason? Yes!

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Faith or reason is a false dichotomy. The misunderstanding is that humans usually rely on reason to navigate life, but when that proves elusive, then faith steps in to save the day. As if faith is the crutch to limp by on when our ignorance is forefront or our logic is momentarily invalid. Continue reading