Key Terms For Digital Wellness

An archive of terms related to digital wellness.

Information Overload

Information Overload happens when a person is exposed to too much information at once Learn More:


Netiquette refers to common practices of etiquette for online communications Learn More:

Digital Wanderlust

Digital Wanderlust refers to the desire to safely and sustainably explore online environments. Learn More:

Digital Wellbeing

Digital Wellbeing refers to the optimum state of health, personal fulfillment, and interpersonal satisfaction that people using technology can achieve Learn More:

Digital Activism

Digital Activism refers to using digital resources for activism, or activism related to digital causes such as digital literacy and digital wellness. Learn More:


Cyberbullying refers to posting negative or mean content, or taking actions on social media with the intent to harm others. Learn More:

Fear of Missing Out

The Fear of Missing Out (FOMO) refers to feeling a lack of connection while being overexposed to information and other people’s lives. Learn More:


Clickbait is content that is created with sensationalist and misleading tactics, usually for the purpose of driving traffic and clicks.   Learn More:

Attention Economy

The Attention Economy concept suggests that human attention is a scarce resource and a value. There is a limit to how much information humans can process, and the competition for that information is high.   Learn More:

Digital Wellness Street Team

The Digital Wellness Street Team (DWST) provides informational resources and support for digital wellness advocates to be empowered to shape the future of their digital experiences. 

Digital Wellness

Digital Wellness is a movement and lifestyle that advocates for a balance of body, mind, and intentional technology to live more fully within our natural and digital communities. Learn More: