There are two things Denise Lewis does better than almost anyone else in the UK.
The Olympian, who won gold in the heptathlon at the 2000 Sydney Games, is the host of a new Google-backed podcast. Runtetherexplores the benefits and pleasures that come from focusing on a sport, task, or challenge rather than on your phone.
And she really is the perfect person to present it.
UK adults’ phone addiction is at an all-time high, with 35% of mobile phone owners rarely being more than a few inches away from their device and 17% saying they can’t do without their phone, according to new research released by the tech giant. He says he can’t go out for more than 20 minutes. looking at their phone A shocking 16% say he can’t even get past 30 minutes without checking his device.
The stats are simply mind-boggling (and no doubt familiar to most of us), but Denise has managed to develop and maintain a very healthy and non-interfering relationship with her cell phone. We use our phones sparingly for small, purposeful moments to plan trips, look up recipes, and check social media.She also regularly walks the dog sands headphoneschose to listen to the sounds of nature and her four-legged friend instead of listening to a playlist.
dennis said women’s health: ‘I think it gives you time to think. I really like to inhale. just walk. Stay away from the dog, don’t talk and listen. i like the silence Being an athlete, I suspect it might have something to do with being able to laser focus. Part of it may be generational. Maybe it’s because I’m an only child, but I’m very happy with my space.
And while it’s certainly impressive that Dennis can have fun flying around without ever wanting to keep his phone at his fingertips, there are still some challenges.
she laughed. I’m usually on the hunt, so having a wearable like the Google Pixel watch helps. Then if you need to check your alerts or the time you can actually just look down and go straight ahead as opposed to this silly thing you do when you’re looking for your phone .
Runtether Dennis will be joining five guests who shine through their focus and consistency. By listening to their journeys and how they can be “unhindered” from other people’s opinions, previous self-limiting beliefs, or cultural nuances, Denise is helping the pod move away from smartphones. , stimulates the ears of those who want to immerse themselves in new challenges and everyday life.
“I like to liken it to a kind of sofa-to-five premise,” she said. You can enjoy listening to it, but you can still feel free.”
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