6 Ways To Save Yourself From Popcorn Brain

Popcorn brain refers to the state of constant mental stimulation and distraction resulting from constant exposure to information. Like popcorn kernels bursting in a hot pan, our minds are constantly stimulated by notifications, emails, social media updates, news alerts, and the endless stream of content available online.

1. Limit Your Screen Time

Set boundaries around your digital consumption by scheduling regular breaks from screens such as TV, mobile, laptops, tablets etc.


2. Practice Mindfulness

Cultivate mindfulness through practices such as meditation, yoga, or simply taking moments throughout the day to take a breather.


3. Prioritize Your Tasks

Break tasks into smaller, manageable chunks and focus on one thing at a time to avoid being overwhelmed. 


4. Establish Digital Boundaries

Turn off non-essential notifications, designate specific times for checking email and social media to consider 'digital detox' whenever possible.


5. Engage in Offline Activities

Rediscover the joy of offline pursuits such as reading, spending time in nature, or engaging in hobbies that require sustained attention and creativity.


6. Practice Slow Living

Start your day slowly take breaks from technology, cook and eat slowly. Look around often to live in the moment.