For most of us, our phones and devices have been an extension of ourselves.
Our phones have become so personal that we depend on it to put some sort of order in our lives. Nowadays we have an app for everything, from booking our ride home to delivering our food and even running our business. But from time to time, we need to detach ourselves from our phones and go on a digital detox. Question is, how long can you last?
In this edition of Five Tips Tuesday, we focus on the benefits of taking a break from technology and focusing our energies on the now. Because sometimes we need to unplug to recharge.
1. Infographic – We all now that taking a break is important. But it’s also difficult to let go of your mobile devices while you’re on vacation. If you need a little more convincing why you need to leave your phone unattended for a while, here’s an infographic from Entrepreneur.com to give you a quick rundown of how much good it will do you to keep yourself unplugged.
2. Article – There’s an ongoing trend with travel companies. A new category of Digital Detox trips is now in order, where participants use a notebook to record their impressions instead of taking pictures and posting it online.