In the era of smartphones, these powerful gadgets are calling for our attention daily and we usually find ourselves lost in digital distraction. We reach out to them from the very moment we open our eyes in the morning and we spend our days attached to them. In fact, smartphones are the most frequently used tech gadgets in the UK, as per Deloitte's findings. Almost 50% of the respondents of this study reported that they experience a constant need to check their phones.
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We can all experience the benefits of not being attached to our phones all day every day, and creating what we like to call phone-life balance. We all need to take breaks from our mobile phones now and again to create space in our lives to do something else other than checking social feeds and the news which can have a negative effect on our mental health over time.
We have prepared a simple 7-day guide on how to detox yourself from digital distraction and how you can reclaim your phone-life balance:
If after a week passes and you decide to return to your pre-detox on screen habits, there might not be any effect from your week long digital diet. Here are few mindful steps to follow:
You will not know just how addicted you are to using your phone until you stop using it. This challenge will assist you with establishing your digital boundaries. If you want to make this more fun, complete this challenge with a friend, family member or a colleague. Are you ready to detox from your digital life?
Just like our old phones can be recycled and used for parts to make other phones, Christmas trees can be recycled too! Compare and Recycle are proudly in partnership with Heart Of Kent Hospice to support those experiencing terminal illnesses or going through bereavement by joining their real Christmas tree recycling initiative.
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