Thank you for the tips about limiting what's visible in the sidebar. I agree about limiting what you see as a way to preserve mental energy - when we see something, we either waste energy reading through it or resisting the urge to read through it. Limiting what we see is the best way to avoid this.
It's also why I often use the "SelfControl" app at work to block distracting sites like Twitter and Youtube. Makes it impossible to view them, on the actual sites or even embedded, and there's no way to circumvent it (that I know of anyway).
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