I’m giving up podcasts to save my brain and soul from overload


In an era when there’s so much information — so much content — that we can never, ever be bored, I’ve come to a breaking point: I’m giving up podcasts.

My brain is melted from an onslaught of news and takes. I’ve come to realize that I’m overwhelmed and the only way to catch my breath is to cut something out. So I’ve cracked open my podcast app for the last time for the foreseeable future.

That’s not to say I’m giving up on listening to things on my commutes or my many, many walks with an overactive dog. There’s more music available at my fingertips than I could ever hope to listen to, and I’m also taking up audiobooks as a way to help pass these cold, windy strolls through the Ohio winter.  Read more…

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