It is one thing to talk about doing a Digital Detox and it is another to actually do it! Digital Detox is not as easy as it sounds. We have all practically become slaves of digital technology. It is simply impossible to sepnd a day without using at least one of the social media applications. Maybe, that’s exactly why the practice of Digital Detox even comes into the picture. Although very difficult, it is not an impossible task. A lot of people do it on a periodic basis and they can vouch how helpful it can be! So, why not give it a shot? But, before you do, read these two special tricks that will help you succeed-
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As I said before, we have become slaves of digital technology and especially of habits related to these gadgets. Like one of the most common habits is taking out and checking the phone for no reason at all. This needs to stop! Hence, we have come up with a brilliant trick. Every time you are about to take out your phone and use it, just ask yourself “why”. This simple trick will prove to be extremely helpful.
Whenever you do not have a convincing answer to this question, do not use your phone. This will help you stop using your phone as a security blanket and even as a convenient distraction.
What’s This Need To Be Busy All The Time?
You need to stop glamorizing busyness. There is nothing so great about being busy all the time. And there especially nothing great about pretending to be busy all the time! Our phones come in really handy when it comes to staging this pretence. But why? It is just the easy way out. Instead, how about spending this time in something real? When you begin to look outside your definition busyness, you will see so much more and so much clearer.
You will not have to put in efforts for Digital Detox. You will naturally limit the use of digital gadgets and spend time doing other interesting things like gardening, reading books etc.
Read this article in order to further understand why you need to stop being so busy!
I hope you find the Digital Detox you are looking for ☺