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America Offline w/ David Klein
41 minutes | May 18, 2020
Ep 17: The 7 Day Digital Detox w/ Alexa Eden
Urban Wellness consultant and recovering social media influencer, Alexa Eden opens up about her recent 7 day digital detox while in quarantine. If you’re feeling more of a pull to check your phone and be on social media while sheltering at home. If you’re feeling like you need to restore some balance between your internal and external worlds, a legitimate break from your phone can help! Alexa pulls back the curtain on how to do this and the benefits this could have on your life. Stay safe and stay strong out there.
46 minutes | May 11, 2020
Ep 16: How To Manage Tech Overload During Covid-19 w/ Teodora Pavkovic
Psychologist, parenting coach and TEDx speaker Teodora Pavkovic does a deep dive into how coronavirus is impacting our relationships with technology. With options for in-person connection being very limited, constantly interacting online is our only choice. Teodora opens up about how parents and kids are managing during this time and how we can be more effective in our choices about technology usage. This is a great episode for anyone who has been feeling some technology overwhelm during the virus! Enjoy and stay safe!
47 minutes | Mar 2, 2020
Ep 15: Guiding Kids Through The Digital Age w/ Dr. Goali Bocci
Licensed clinical psychologist, published auto, millennial expert and TEDx speaker Goali Bocci joins the show for an unscripted conversation about mentoring youth and teens in today's digital world. Dr. Goali opens up about her recommendations for guiding our children and best practices for empowering the next generation with the self-awareness and tools to self-moderate tech usage. This is a wonderful episode for any parents or Millenials looking to get a better understanding of how to better manage technology. Check Dr. Goali out at www.drgoali.com. Enjoy!
55 minutes | Feb 24, 2020
Ep 14: What it means to just... BE. w/ Anya Pechko
In this episode with Anya Pechko for ProjectBe, we dive deep into many topics surrounding digital wellness. In particular, we spend a lot of time discussing youth upbringing and the importance of being bored. This is a great episode for parents or anyone interested in making some positive changes to the technology interactions in their home or workplace environment. Anya is from www.projectbe.com and www.anyapechko.com. Enjoy!
47 minutes | Feb 18, 2020
Ep 13: Technology for Mindfulness w/ Robert Plotkin
Technology for Mindfulness Podcast host Robert Plotkin offers up some audio gold in this content-rich episode of America Offline. Robert put the listeners through a couple of real-time exercises to help bring more awareness to the way we use technology. While Robert may be a lawyer during the day, he is making a huge impact in bringing more mindfulness to the way we interact with technology. Enjoy!
57 minutes | Jan 17, 2020
Ep 12: Conversations and Relationships: Vessels for a Meaningful Life w/ Pat McAndrew
Actor, speaker and musician Pat McAndrew joins the show for a fun, unscripted conversation about all things digital wellness. With Pat having his own podcast, SHIPS: The Vessels for a Meaningful Life, we figured we’d do a dual recording and just have an enriching conversation about how technology is impacting the way we interact. In this episode we cover a wide variety of interesting topics related to digital well-being. Enjoy!
41 minutes | Dec 26, 2019
Ep 11: A Healthy Digital Workplace and Home w/ Dr. Lori Whatley
Dr. Lori Whatley and David Klein have an awesome discussion about how to develop a healthy digital workplace culture. Dr. Lori discusses some best practices for more productivity, focus and wellbeing in our hyper-distracted work environments. She offers deep dive on different approaches for helping parents empower their kids with more meaningful offline time. This is a great episode for any corporate professionals looking to help their companies develop a healthier digital workplace and any parents who want to help their kids develop more tech-life balance.
37 minutes | Dec 2, 2019
Ep 10: Juice vs Sauce w/ Gabi Jubran
TedX speaker and Founder of HAPPI (Helping Awesome Parents Parent Intentionally), Gabi Jubran discusses the concept of Juice vs Sauce and how it applies to the fabric of our lives. He explains how our decisions and motivations are often guided by “Juice” instead of taking the longer, often more challenging path and pursuing the almighty “Sauce”. Gabi discusses how this concept can serve as a mindfulness practice before making decisions about how to spend time; to stay intentional about your daily decisions, he challenges you to consider, “is the juice worth the squeeze?”. Enjoy!
41 minutes | Nov 18, 2019
Ep 9: Gaming, gambling, porn & shopping w/ Jeremy Edge, LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor, Jeremy Edge offers his expertise in a variety of internet-related topics which are new to the America Offline podcast! In addition to offering actionable tips and advice for parents of “video gamers”, Jeremy opens up the book on other internet related attachments such as shopping, pornography, gambling. Jeremy explains whether or not these activities can be done in moderation while offering some useful tips for how to identify unhealthy habits. Simply put, “if it is not bringing you joy, and it is impeding on more important aspects of your life, you may want to reduce or cut this activity out completely”. Jeremy has a private practice based in the Dallas, Texas area but also offers some incredible resources at his website www.escapingthe.com. Hope you enjoy the show!
43 minutes | Oct 28, 2019
Ep 8: Summer Camps for a Technology “Reset” w/ Michael Jacobus
In this episode with Reset Summer Camp Founder, Michael Jacobus, we explore the issue of technology addiction and how a summer camp has the potential to “reset” kids’ relationships with technology. Michael offers over 30 years of expertise facilitating outdoor education programs and discusses his experience founding his newest venture “Reset Summer Camp”, a clinical program in Santa Barbara, California for gaming, social media, and technology addiction. Michael offers a number of actionable tips and strategies for families and kids looking to develop healthier tech usage habits. This is a content-rich episode is perfect for any parents of kids who simply need to press the “reset” button on their tech habits. Enjoy!
49 minutes | Oct 21, 2019
Ep 7: Digital mindfulness retreats w/ Christina Malecka
When was the last time you went a full 24 hours without technology? In this incredible episode with Licensed Mental Health Counselor Christina Malecka, we uncover the benefits of getting outside your comfort zone and unplugging, through giving yourself the gift of a digital mindfulness retreat. Not only do we discuss the retreats Christina offers, but we also do a deep dive into how to create more tech-life balance through daily digital mindfulness practice. We discuss how text messaging and email has impacted our ability to build and maintain quality relationships, along with how to create some new healthy habits to be more mindful and productive with work in everyday life. Make sure you check out Christina and her unique digital mindfulness experiences at digitalmindfulnessretreats.com! Enjoy!
39 minutes | Oct 9, 2019
Ep 6: Video gaming in moderation with Cam Adair
Video games are a great way to relax and have fun with friends. But in excess, video game overuse can get in the way of our goals, happiness, and social life. Luckily, Cam Adair has been addressing this issue for almost a decade and travels all over the world teaching gamers and their parents how to create more balance when it comes to playing video games. In this episode, Cam offers many actionable strategies for cutting back video game use with the goal of finding other activities and hobbies which may create more joy and fulfillment. While video games can be very addicting, Cam provides a foundation for how we can intentionally incorporate video games into our lives.
29 minutes | Sep 30, 2019
Ep 5: The power of unplugging one day a week with Tiffany Shlain
There is no shortage of healthy technology habits coming from the digital wellness community, but it’s no secret that habits are difficult to break and keep, especially ones that require daily preparation and attention. That’s where a weekly “Tech Shabbat” can really be a game changer. Tiffany Shlain, a filmmaker and founder of the Webby Awards, joins the podcast to discuss the benefits her and her family received from this weekly ritual of completely unplugging from tech for 24 hours, and how it can often be a more practical and effective way to curb some of the negative effects of technology overuse, combat technology fatigue, and free your family to do the things they truly love to do.
60 minutes | Sep 23, 2019
Ep 4: How tech has changed coaching with Dr. Bhrett McCabe
The role of coaching, parenting, and general leadership has evolved and changed dramatically since technology has become more and more ubiquitous, for better and for worse. What should these leaders look out for so that technology maximizes growth and development and doesn’t hinder it? Dr.Bhrett McCabe joins the podcast with his experience as a clinical psychologist to national champions and pro athletes to discuss how to develop a winning mindset and find pathways to success with the mind and body in today’s ultra-connected and hyper distracted environment. With a focus on what it takes to be an effective coach and leader in the modern world, this talk is valuable to anybody who is interested in the intersectionality of sports, mental health, youth development, and better technology habits.
62 minutes | Sep 19, 2019
Ep 3: Technology is the new sugar with Havi Wolfson Hall, LCSW
We all know too much sugar is bad for us, and it’s in most foods at the grocery store, but in moderation, it’s one of life’s little pleasures. We were able to create massive health and wellness industries in order to make sure people have the tools to not overindulge on more unhealthy foods. Is technology the sugar of the next generation? Havi Hall, a licensed psychotherapist, and clinical social worker, certainly sees the parallels. In this episode, Havi and David discuss a healthier and more productive way to look at our general habits to overindulge in technology and give actionable steps to make small changes that can make a big difference. With this mindset, we can coexist happily in a tech-filled to enhance our connections with our friends, family, and loved ones.
51 minutes | Sep 19, 2019
Ep 2: The impact of sleep on mental health with Dr. Jarrod Spencer
We know getting enough sleep, especially for athletes, is essential for a healthy body and mind. If that’s the case, then why arent we all prioritizing sleep? Dr. Jarrod Spencer, a sports psychologist, speaker, author, and consultant, joins the podcast to discuss how vital sleep is for development and mental health, and the techniques technology utilizes in order to compete for this necessary time. This talk goes deep into the exact reasons sleep should always be prioritized, the scientific benefits to sleep, the role technology has played in decreasing sleep time for many Americans, generational divides that make this issue difficult to solve, and ways we can implement simple tech habits to immediately improve our quality of life.
16 minutes | Sep 12, 2019
Ep 1: Introduction to America Offline with David Klein
America Offline Founder and host of the show, David Klein, provides background about his digital wellness journey and the topics the show will cover.
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