Posted on October 25, 2022
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The Psychological Wellness Heart (MWC) will current Undertaking Reboot, a three-week on-screen program that opens with a chat by Undertaking Reboot founder Dino Ambrosi at 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, November 6 on the Garvin Theater from Santa Barbara Metropolis Faculty.
Kick-off will ship new expertise and habits geared toward countering the necessity for social media and expertise to fill individuals’s free time and alleviate the pervasive nervousness and melancholy felt by so many.
Undertaking Reboot is a direct results of Ambrosi’s personal struggles with an unhealthy use of display screen time whereas a scholar at UC Berkeley. There, Ambrosi discovered himself turning to his telephone and social media as an antidote to his psychological anguish.
The uncomfortable feelings and nervousness he felt triggered a senseless scroll and consumed numerous hours of his free time.
A summer time internship at a New York start-up uncovered him to a extra productive approach of managing his feelings and free time, and gave him the impetus to reinvent himself by deleting his social media apps and specializing in wholesome way of life habits.
Ambrosi poured what he realized into creating the precursor to the Undertaking Reboot course he launched at UC Berkeley referred to as INFO 98, which continues to be taught as we speak.
Primarily based on Ambrosi’s success with INFO 98, MWC is internet hosting Undertaking Reboot’s Display Time initiative in Santa Barbara, the primary time probably life-changing data has been made out there to most of the people outdoors of a classroom.
“At Psychological Wellness, we’re on the forefront of collaborating with different organizations to deliver content material for group residents who’re searching for psychological well being and wellness training, assist and packages. be,” stated Annmarie Cameron, CEO of MWC.
“When Dino first launched us to Undertaking Reboot, I knew instantly that this program addressed a crucial subject and supplied a viable answer to the (over)use of social media and expertise; I used to be decided to assist Dino and share this content material with our Santa Barbara group,” Cameron stated.
With lead monetary sponsorship from MWC and group co-sponsors – Cottage Well being, Deckers Manufacturers, Montecito Financial institution & Belief, SBCC Basis and Village Properties – the initiative is obtainable freed from cost to all highschool and faculty college students (who’re eligible to obtain hours of group service in the event that they select) and a steered attendance payment of $20 for adults.
The November 6 program will introduce attendees to the ideas behind Undertaking Reboot and educate them expertise to scale back social media consumption. Members have been invited to a weekly display screen time problem for every of the following three weeks, by submitting a display screen time report back to an nameless monitoring system.
Two further Zoom stay conferences and challenges are additionally on the agenda. A display screen time contest goals to encourage members to scale back their display screen time.
To register, go to www.mentalwellnesscenter.org/project-reboot. Locations are restricted to the primary 350.