Joey Odom, Co-Founder of Aro, joins Ginny Yurich on 1000 Hours Outside to discuss impact of screen time and technology on families

April 10, 2024
Rich Donnellan

What a meaningful conversation with Joey Odom, co-founder of Aro!

In this episode we discuss the pressing issue of digital dependency and its impact on our lives and the lives of those who are closest to us. Joey shares insights from Aro's mission to foster intentional living and cultivate meaningful connections in an increasingly digital world.

Drawing from their popular 2023 episode, "We are scrolling our lives away," (episode 148) Ginny and Joey explore the profound effects of excessive screen time on relationships and well-being. They discuss practical strategies for reclaiming control over our digital habits, emphasizing the importance of creating space for genuine human interaction amidst the constant pull of technology.

From the science of habit formation to the four pillars of digital wellness—self-care, family, community, and productivity—this conversation offers valuable insights for individuals and families seeking to strike a balance between digital engagement and real-world connection. Listen in as Ginny and Joey share actionable tips for fostering a lifestyle of notice and building intentional relationships in the age of distraction.

Don't miss this thought-provoking episode that promises to inspire listeners to reevaluate their relationship with technology and prioritize meaningful connections in their lives. Tune in and discover how changing your relationship with your phone can transform your relationships with everyone around you.

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