Here are some of the resources we believe can help. This list has been examined by experts in the mental health field. Please note these are just recommendations, and not “one size fits all”.

Helpful Resources

Videos Helpful Websites Apps Articles Screen Aware Kit
app flux
Reclaim 15 mins of quality sleep by cutting the blue light from our screens.
app ublock
Reclaim ~30-40% of your attention with every article you read.
app inboxwhenready
Inbox When Ready

Focus your inbox by only showing messages when you click "Show Inbox" instead of getting distracted as new emails arrive..

app nightshift
Blue light from screens late at night tricks our body into believing it's still daytime, which disrupts our natural ability to sleep.
app freedom
Temporarily block specific websites or apps on your desktop, tablet and phone for set periods of time.
app moment
See how much time you spend on your phone.
app rescuetime
See how much time you spend on different apps on your desktop along with various websites.
app send and archive
Gmail only. This archives the email right after you send it. The email will reappear in the inbox when the person replies.
app gboard
50% faster "swipe" typing than regular keyboards so you can respond to a message and get off your device more quickly.
app calm
50% faster "swipe" typing than regular keyboards so you can respond to a message and get off your device more quickly.
app calendly
Rapidly allows others to book time on your calendar by sending them a quick link. Helps each user save 10-15 minutes per meeting scheduled.
app facebook newsfeed eradicator
Removes the Facebook newsfeed and blurs the sidebars and notifications, allowing you to use some of the more utilitarian features of Facebook without getting sucked into the newsfeed.
app nomorobo
Blocks robocalls and decreases the time you spend dealing with spam and telemarketers.
app siempo
Siempo protects you from distractions & mindless use by letting you replace your home screen with an interface that allows you to batch notifications, unbrand icons, randomize their location, and set restrictions to prevent unconscious usage.
app distraction free youtube
Removes recommended videos from the side bar of youtube, making you less likely to get sucked in to unintentional content-holes. (Does not currently disable autoplay.)
app flipd
This company boasts that users have spent more than 100 million minutes distraction-free. The app protects you from distraction by temporarily locking you out of distracting games, social media, and other apps. (Apps temporarily disappear from your phone).
app keepappy
KeepAppy is the preventative wellness toolkit, located right on your phone! Using the tools recommended by psychologists, KeepAppy is designed to maintain and enhance users’ mental wellbeing. KeepAppy has ten features in its toolkit, based on the three centre pillars of prevention, growth and care.