Here’s what I believe: Reading and meditation open up your head and re-establish a better pace of time versus the frenzied internet. Cooking balances out the sensory experience of design work by giving you texture, smell, and taste. Personal loss forces you take your job a little less seriously. Self-reflection and good relationships help you see yourself as a part of the family of things. These don’t necessarily have much to do with design, but if I take care of my whole self, the part of me that is my job follows. Nothing else has ever worked.
This means that feeds often pull users into content consumption and away from the task they’re trying to accomplish. That’s fine if they’re on the bus to work or if they’re just chilling on the couch, but if your product exists to help users get shit done, then feeds can actually get in the way of helping them to complete their tasks.