Sometimes too much digital time can overwhelm us, and that’s when stepping away for a while is a good call.
Before you attempt a digital detox, though, you need to have a plan. After all, social media is quite addictive in the way it kicks in the dopamine rush when we get approval from so many friends.
Here are some steps to take when you know it’s time to unplug. They make for a successful digital vacation.
- Monitor when and why you pull out your phone.
- Count how many times in a day you check your phone.
- Take away all notification signals and sounds.
- Have a reset plan.
- Consider deleting or suspending apps that add to your stress.