Tool kit

Use technology, don’t let it use you

Aldous Huxley, Brave New World

Andrew Sullivan, ‘I Used to Be a Human Being’

Cal Newport, ‘Digital Minimalism’

Michelle Gia, ‘i quit social media, and it was the best decision of my life’

Social Dilemma, Netflix (2020)

Yasmene Badereldin, ‘Overstimulation’

Let’s create a better society

Audre Lorde, Your Silence Will Not Protect You

James Baldwin, ‘I Am Not Your Negro’

Maya Angelou, ‘Still I Rise’

Paulo Freire, Daring to Dream – ‘The progressive educators of the past played their role in bringing us to this point, in revealing practices of oppression and injustice…our struggle of today does not mean that we will necessarily accomplish changes, but without this fight, today, the future generations may have to struggle a great deal more. History does not end with us; it continues on.’ (p10)

Paulo Freire, Pedagogy of the Oppressed

Sal Khan, ‘Let’s teach for mastery – not test scores

Balance work with REST

Anna Neubert, ‘MY SUNDAY RESET: making selfcare a priority’

John Mark Comer, The Ruthless Elimination of Hurry

Kathryn Bouskill, ‘The unforeseen consequences of a fast-paced world’

Shai Marcu, ‘The benefits of a good night’s sleep’

Touré Roberts, Balance

Consider your emotions

Adam Kahane, ‘Power and Love’

Brene Brown, ‘The power of vulnerability’

George Lucas Explains – What is Happiness?

Guy Winch, ‘How to practice emotional hygiene’

Thriii ft. messenger – ‘My Sanity’

Become the woman you were created to be

Madison Ryann Ward, ‘Wanda’ – (song opening: “if you don’t use it you’ll lose it…I’m not saying if you can’t use it – that’s another thing but – you need to try…”)

Michelle Obama, Becoming

Sarah Jakes Roberts, Woman Evolve

Let go of relationships no longer serving you

Selena Gomez, ‘Rare’

Inspiring conversations

A conversation with Jerry Lorenzo and Pastor Steven Furtick: ‘The Intention of Creativity

Harry Styles – Zane Lowe & Apple Music ‘Harry’s House’ Interview

Jordan Peterson, ‘Your Life Is Built For More’

Leticia Wright, ‘finding her courage as she returns back to Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’

Stormzy – Zane Lowe & Apple Music interview

Tristan Walker, CEO of Walker & Company: ‘The Problem with Sameness

Don’t let social media dictate your actual reality

George Orwell, 1984 – (depicts a dystopian society whereby citizens are under constant surveillance only possible because of technology)

Girls That Invest ‘The Insta Model Next Door: Is Social Media affecting our financial wellbeing’ – (spending money you don’t have to impress who?)

The Minimalists, Netflix (2021) – reminded me that we don’t need as much as we are made to feel we need

Work towards your dreams

Kanye West, jeen-yuhs, Netflix (2022)

Be present…life is beautiful

Coldplay, ‘Everyday Life’

Coldplay: ‘Everyday Life Live in Jordan

You need soul care

Dante Bowe, ‘Circles

Hillsong, ‘There is More

Holy Bible

Pattern Podcast, ‘Sabbath – John Mark Comer’

The Chosen: series