Just wanted to chime in here and say that a.) I’ve done what Benjamin suggests recently and it’s helped a ton and b.) I very much enjoy your conversation. It’s productive.
Related: I made a Chrome extension that hides the number of followers and claps altogether. Also helps me read more for quality than for status: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/alice/laklnkedodiicljogigfheiikkkgblhf