Fully Connected: Surviving and Thriving in an Age of by Julia Hobsbawm

By Julia Hobsbawm

Twenty-five years after the arriving of the web, we're drowning in facts and closing dates. people and machines are in absolutely attached overdrive - and beginning to develop into entwined as by no means prior to. really, it's an Age of Overload. we will by no means have imagined that soaking up loads details whereas attempting to keep a fit stability in our own lives may well consider so complicated, dissatisfying and unproductive.

Something is lacking. That anything, Julia Hobsbawm argues during this ground-breaking publication, is Social Health, a new blueprint for contemporary connectedness. She starts off with the idea that a lot of what we expect approximately fit how you can dwell haven't been up to date from now on than have so much post-war glossy associations, that are themselves additionally suffering within the twenty-first century. In 1946, the area overall healthiness association outlined 'health' as 'a nation of entire actual, psychological and social healthiness and never basically the absence of ailment or infirmity.' What we understood via 'social' in the course of the final century now desperately wishes an replace.

In Fully Connected Julia Hobsbawm takes us on a trip – frequently a private one, 'from Telex to Twitter' – to demonstrate how the reply to the Age of Overload can come from devising management-based platforms that are either hugely sensible and but intuitive, and which draw proposal from the massive advances the realm has made in tackling other forms of wellbeing and fitness, in particular nutrients, workout, and psychological well-being.

Drawing at the most modern pondering in health and wellbeing and behavioural economics, social psychology, neuroscience, administration and social community research, this publication offers a cornucopia of case reviews and ideas, to coach and encourage a brand new iteration of managers, policymakers and somebody desirous to navigate in the course of the tough seas of overload.

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Fully Connected: Surviving and Thriving in an Age of Overload

Twenty-five years after the coming of the net, we're drowning in facts and points in time. people and machines are in totally attached overdrive - and commencing to develop into entwined as by no means earlier than. actually, it truly is an Age of Overload. we will be able to by no means have imagined that soaking up rather a lot info whereas attempting to hold a fit stability in our own lives may well suppose so complicated, dissatisfying and unproductive.

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