- I have a career that requires me to be social at late hours. I find it difficult to tear myself away before the rest of the group. I feel like I am being left out and feel extra subconsciously connected to my phone when I am intending to unwind and get a good night’s sleep. How do I disconnect under these circumstances? Any suggestions would help 🙂
- how do i stay away from my phone im addicted to playing my phone games
- If you still want to watch TV, when do you watch?
- How do I spend less time on my phone before bed?
- How should I disconnect & unplug when I use phone/watch as an alarm?
And people can reach me with a phone call.
1. Get back to your normal habit after exception happens;
2. Are they really exceptions? If you consistently cannot stick to your schedule, then you may want to change your schedule to adapt to the situation
I propose this. Disable all notifications except phone calls. If someone writes you an SMS or messanger message, it is safe to answer the next day. If it is urgent, they will call you anyway. Leave it that way for the entire day. You can answer all of the problems in bulk when you decide it is time for it. In the evening put the phone away to charge in other room. If someone calls – cool. If noone calls – also OK. Having the phone away will make sure, you don’t reach for it mindlessly. With the sound on, you won’t feel the anxiety that you miss important calls.
Most of my expected communication comes by text. I have an iPhone. I’m fairly sure Android can do the same. I turned off sound and vibrate. I decided on whose texts I wanted to know about immediately.
I added them to my Contacts. I gave each of them a special ring tone. (There are only two for me.)
And I set Emergency Bypass on for them.
This means even if my phone is in silent mode, I still get notifications of those texts. I would think that if they called me I would get notification of that too (they just don’t call).
Everyone else who texts can wait until I’m willing to read and respond. Calls… they can leave a voicemail.
I’m good with this.
If I ever really don’t want any sound disturbances – I turn the phone off.
- What can I do to reduce my social network use?
- I always sleep extremely late, even when I force myself to go to bed, I’ll read or check mail or do whatever things except sleep. How can I fix a sleep time and get good rest every night?
- What time do you disconnect and unplug?
- How do I stop going on my phone so much?
- How do you make yourself to go to sleep before 10:30 pm and stop using a phone (checking IG, FB, emails, WhatsApp) before going to sleep?
- What do you do to a phone call you’d rather not answer?
- Why is disconnecting and unplugging an important habit?
- Isn’t it ironic that it says “disconnect and unplug” whilst we use the app on our phones?
- How early should I disconnect? I brush and shut everything down just before bed and then read for a bit. Should I do it earlier?
- If I don’t have my phone I feel calmer and happier but I feel like I need my phone for emergencies. Family get frustrated and annoyed if I don’t answer them quickly. They say what if it’s an emergency?! It isn’t relaxing to be in a state of ‘what if there is an emergency’ all the time. But how to get the disconnect balance right?