A confusing title? All of us have tried detoxifying our bodies from time to time ( successfully,or unsuccessfully), but digital detox? What is that about?
We being continuously on the run, cannot imagine a minute without our smartphones. Some of us, due to our work, while some, merely because of an obsession; or as we call it ‘FOMO‘. For those of us not familiar with the acronym, it’s the ‘fear of missing out‘.
Though, agreeably, our gadgets do make our lives a lot easier, they also contribute significantly to certain health hazards- Insomnia, lack of concentration,vision problems, anxiety, depression, to name a few; not to mention the toll it takes on our personal and social lives. Imagine sitting on the same table with your family, but all engrossed in their phones and laptops, no time to engage in a real world conversation.
Unfollow people who aren’t your real friends, unsubscribe from unwanted email lists, and delete apps you don’t really use.
off push notifications
Resist the urge to look at your phone first thing in the morning
Set up a charge station outside of your bedroom and don’t look at your phone atleast 1 hour before bed
Go out for dinner, and leave your phone behind. You can spend some quality time with your loved ones
Spend the day not looking at or posting in social media
Turn off your smartphone for the
And voilà! You’ve come a long way!