How to spend 24 hours unplugged
August 6 is #GlobalDayofUnplugging. You can take the pledge to unplug from your devices and plug into life.
In praise of tech-free sleep
I recently bought a analog alarm clock in a desperate attempt to fix sleep schedule. “Did it wake you up?” I asked my husband, innocently. “It woke our neighbors up,” he said. I was happy it worked. I no longer have an excuse to bring my phone to bed.
While our digital tools make things more convenient, that doesn’t mean things still can’t be done without.
In praise of doing (absolutely) nothing
“Don’t just do something. Stand there.”
A day without the internet
When all those in-between moments we rush to fill with the digital noise become available, time starts to feel infinite.
In praise of slow media
Two things. One. My husband and I recently unsubscribed from all paid streaming subscriptions. Yes, Netflix, HBO Max, Prime, you name it. Why? I We want to spend less time watching TV and more time doing stuff, and save money while we are at it too— $9.99 a month x multiple subscriptions adds up. #staywoke…
What do you do instead?
You commit to do anything else but waste another moment- let alone hours- of your life tapping away at a screen.
Reasons to be offline
It takes a lot more effort than what you read online to get accustomed to and enjoy life on the other side of Mark Zuckerberg’s digital playground. Anyone who tells you otherwise is lying to you.
A year (trying to) spent offline
On quitting social media, a dumb smartphone, 52 books challenge, and more.
How we start our days is how we spend our days
And, “how we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.” Add an offline activity to the start of your day for better days.
In praise of taking tiny digital breaks
Tiny digital breaks are breaks from time spent online throughout the day where you usually reach for your device for a quick scroll or to check email.