Time to Unplug: A 7-Day Smartphone Detox

Not your normal juice cleanse or a whole foods detox, but a relevant detox none-the-less. I'm way to attached to my smartphone and other technological devices. I check instagram, Facebook, snapchat, email and even Yelp far too many times during the day. First thing when I wake up, again while I eat breakfast, on my way to class, during class, last thing before I fall asleep...you get the idea. I can't even put my phone down to watch a TV show these days, I'm in a constant state of multi-tasking and it's time I get a grip. 

I think everyone can relate to this addiction. Join me this week in a little smartphone detox. If you are one of the lucky ones getting the new iPhone 6 this may be hard for you, but let's take on the challenge. POPSUGAR created a 7-day detox giving you a small step each day to help weed you off being on your phone so much. I started yesterday, but jump in with me today and let's give it a whirl. 

Unfollow people who aren't your real friends, unsubscribe from unwanted email lists, and delete apps you don't use.
Turn off push notifications.
Resist the urge to look at your phone first thing in the morning.
Set up a charging station outside of your bedroom, and don't look at your phone an hour before bed.
Go out to dinner, and leave your phone at home.
Spend the day not looking at or posting to social media.
Turn off your smartphone for the entire day.

Think you can do it? I'll check back in a week and we can both see how we did! 1-2-3 detox!
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