On Thursday, Dr. Elliot Kyung Lee, medical director of the Sleep Disorder Clinic at the Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre, and I were interviewed by Matt Galloway on The Current (CBC National radio) regarding the pandemic, insomnia and mental perturbance. You can listen to the episode on this CBC page which also includes an article about the interview.
In this blog post, I’d like to elaborate on the concepts of mental perturbance and insomnolence that were discussed. I’d also like to put the sleep tips in context.
Preamble: Replacing worry with curiosity
Continue reading Mental Perturbance and Insomnia in the Pandemic: Ideas and Strategies
My colleagues and I at CogSci Apps have put a lot of work into our cognitive tools to help people do deep work with knowledge (Hook software, my Cognitive Productivity books and a forthcoming book.) I’ve also recently had the pleasure of collaborating with over 24 other knowledge workers (developers, professors and podcasters) towards the Manifesto for Ubiquitous Linking. It’s always gratifying to read about our work being discussed around the web. I’d like to single out a couple of pieces in particular.
Continue reading Around the Web: Hook, the Manifesto for Ubiquitous Linking and More