For this you will have to recognize your inner wants and needs first. You live in the outside world when you don't want to acknowledge what you want and what makes you happy. It could be different from a lot of people but you need to respect your sources of happiness
If you can put sown your phone is a big help. I find myself doing too much with the phone. I am going to start reading a book again before bed
Take an internet detox trip. A whole week with no internet. It would be easier to put the phone down once you re-enter society. Take more time to meditate too.
Set online time limit daily and stick to it.Reward yourself little treats so you will be motivated.If you fail some days extend the disconnect time the next day.its doable.
- Do you track/block your use using apps like Freedom and RescueTime? Why or why not?
- Do you usually check off the Disconnect and Unplug habit before you put away your phone for the night or the next morning?
- Without using a device or kindle, what Is your strategy to disconnect and unplug every night and do this consistently?
- What has been your biggest struggle with the disconnect habit?
- I use a sleep app to keep track of sleep cycles which I find very useful. I also use sleep stories sometimes from the Calm app. These motivate me to get to bed at a reasonable time and actually go to sleep. But I’m not literally unplugging. Also we don’t have a landline anymore so I do need to keep my phone on in case of emergencies. Is there a middle ground here?
- well done!! what do you do when you cant sleep and your mind is bein a tosser?
- Do you turn your phone off completely or just put it away somewhere? And where then?
- How do you not worry about missing out on a snap/message from a friend?
- Whilst it is easier during the week, I tend to stay up later at the weekend. Any ideas on how to combat this?
- I’m used to sitting in my bed watching something on my laptop. How/where can I watch it instead.