Dr. Joshi also suggested using apps that focus on physician well-being. Keep a DoorDash-type app on your phone to make sure that dinner doesn’t depend on the cafeteria being open. Put Peloton on there to help motivate better fitness.
But while Dr. Joshi is clearly a promoter of apps and their efficacy, her wellness concerns also tell her that sometimes it’s time to go old school.
“When it comes to our heath and the amount of screen time that we’re spending,” she said, “we may want to put down the phone, rest our eyes and actually focus on the real world.”
Richard Quinn is a freelance writer from New Jersey.