How to reduce your Smartphone Addiction and be yourself
Smartphone Addiction, there’s no denying that smartphones are one of the greatest gifts of technology. If you count on it as a reliable friend in most of your needs, there’s no doubt it is. But if you’re too occupied with you new smart-friend, that is definitely not a good sign. Obsessively using smartphones can be unproductive and unhealthy. When you can’t even go 20 minutes without checking your phone or you sleep with it under your pillow, it’s time for an intervention.
It is not your whole world and it’
s high time you need to look into the reality.
We need to make certain changes in life and lifestyle to get along well with the exhaustive present day scenario. It is better to realize asap what changes we need to make and when.
For now, Try this 7-day smartphone detox and feel the difference yourself.
Unfollow people who aren’t your real friends, unsubscribe from unwanted email lists and delete apps you don’t use. it always feels good to dump trash and believe me you will feel at ease. Also, it will save you time for the next time you take an in-smartphone tour.
Turn off push notifications. This will help you to unnecessarily look at the phone all the time even when there are no notifications. Plus, those apps can affect your efficiency and concentration while at work.
Resist the urge to look at your phone first thing in the morning. All of us can relate to this. Mornings can be utilized in several better ways which will eventually help you to feel active and resourceful all day long.
Set up a charging point away from your bed, and plug in the phone before going to sleep. This way you’ll be able to sleep on time and avoid unnecessary browsing while in bed which is one of the causes of having sleepless nights. Try this out and we bet you’d have a better sleep than ever before.
Don’t use your phone, while having your meal. Your phone doesn’t give you instructions hoe to eat right? Then, you just don’t require it while you eat. While having a meal, it should be the only concern you have for the moment. This makes you feel full and satisfied and restricts you from overeating.
Spend the day not looking at or posting to social media. Plan the day, go out with friends for dinner or lunch or maybe to a movie. You’ll get to know that you can do a whole lot of other stuffs which you were missing out earlier. Make it a habit to cut yourself out from the virtual world atleast for a day every week.
Turn off your smartphone for the entire day. Get some longer time and embrace yourself. You can cook, or indulge reading a book you kept on hold for a long time or maybe just stay in bed the whole. It’s your day and you very well deserve to have a break. Make it a habit of taking a day off and just relax for the entire day which will give you the energy and enthusiasm to take up the challenges of the upcoming week.