A detox is an interesting idea but, quite honestly, it does not tackle the problem that our brain is often the culprit in setting up a feeling that we must constantly check in with our virtual worlds or we will miss out on something important.
Fasting is supposed to teach me to appreciate everything that I have been given and one of the most precious things that I've been given is the ability to choose. I choose to be selfish or to be selfless.
Humiliation can spiral to the point that it haunts us. Emotions, at their core, are bodily states of arousal. It is bodily arousal over which one has no direct control that makes the obsession painful and compulsive.