10 things that never make it to our Instagram feeds

by Jess Fankhauser This week there was an article on Relevant Magazine’s website entitled: Millennials’ Biggest Problem: Obsessive Comparison Disorder. As the article discussed the effects of our social media consumption on our mental health, one line stuck out in thinking about vocation and living faithfully in our everyday lives. Obsessive Comparison Disorder makes us … More 10 things that never make it to our Instagram feeds

Podcasts Every Twentysomething Should Listen To (Part 1)

We here at The FathomBlog are huge fans of podcasts. They provide a way to engage your brain during times when you can’t read (although we love to read). Podcasts are great food for thought during  commutes, exercise, and chores around the house or apartment. They are growing in their power and influence, and are more accessible … More Podcasts Every Twentysomething Should Listen To (Part 1)

What We’re Reading: Between the World and Me, by Ta-Nehisi Coates

“For all books are divisible into two classes: the books of the hour and the books of all time.”- John Ruskin The books of all time are rare. Books of all time that speak into the present condition with such power and challenge?  Even more rare. Between the World and Me, by Ta-Nehisi Coates may be … More What We’re Reading: Between the World and Me, by Ta-Nehisi Coates

5 reasons you have to take a Tech Sabbath…

…and it’s not just to eliminate smart phone hand cramping.  We’re fans of Krista Tippet’s podcast, OnBeing. In a recent episode she interviewed the filmmaker Tiffany Shlain. Tiffany and her husband created the now popular ‘tech shabbat’, a 24 hour fast from SCREENS that has turned into a movement. Take a moment to consider what your … More 5 reasons you have to take a Tech Sabbath…