The Wall Street Journal has an article about how to keep your Apple Watch from distracting you. Some of the recommendations are similar to the ones I made in my mindful iPhone posts: use the VIP feature to make whitelists, turn off most notifications, delete useless or interruption-generating apps. Though ultimately, Joanna Stern says,
As angry as I’ve wanted to be at the Apple Watch for interrupting my life, it’s on me to limit its distractions. As technology becomes an extension of our bodies, we need to find our own controls; we need to resist burying ourselves in the digital world and stay present in the real one.
And no, I’m not getting an Apple Watch. Not only do I have an older, pre-Bluetooth 4.0 phone, but I’ve thrown my lot in with a Seiko dive watch (with Nato strap, natch).