Conscious Consumption

self reflection exercise:

How conscious are you of the influence media has on your everyday experience?

One of the main components to becoming a media literate digital citizen is understanding and reflecting on our own use of the media and how it impacts our life.

Reflecting upon our own emotional experience as we consume, use, and create media will help us to better understand our own engagement. What use creates joy or wellness? What use creates despair or frustration? What are the boundaries I need to set for myself?

Being conscious of and understanding the emotions that take over as we navigate our own media landscapes takes us one step closer to becoming media literate digital citizens. So please, take a moment and reflect.

Whether you choose to write your response here or…

Converse with another human

go for a walk

talk to your dog

put it on paper

consider it quietly

draw it out

write a song

put motion to your thoughts

drink some whiskey with a friend.

Take one step towards becoming more aware of the digital forces impacting your life.

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