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Digital Detox

What Really Happens To Your Brain And Body During A Digital Detox

Fast Company | Farah_Mohamed | Posted 07.31.2015 | World

We sense that our smartphones are making us less focused, that constantly checking our email and Twitter is making us less productive, and more discon...

How To Prep For A Digital Detox In 6 Simple Steps

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 07.26.2015 | Healthy Living

If you've ever said something to the effect of "I can't imagine life without my smartphone," have we got a challenge for you.  A digita...

6 Perfect Places To Honeymoon And Leave Your Smartphone Out Of It

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 07.24.2015 | Travel

Picture this: you’re sitting in a limo in your wedding dress, breathless from the excitement and sporting rice in your hair. You&rsquo...

16 Signs You Really Need To Put That Phone Down Right Now

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 07.22.2015 | Healthy Living

Chances are, you spend most of your waking moments (and even some of your unconscious ones) tethered to your smartphone. You might even casually accu...

8 Ways To Conquer A Road Trip Without Technology

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 07.15.2015 | Travel

The classic road trip is an adventure in which travel companions explore new places, take in new sights and dig deep into friendships during lon...

8 Ways To Disconnect From Technology And Get More Done!

Dr. Frank Lipman | Posted 07.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Frank Lipman

Our tech-tethered lives are making millions unwell. While that may be good news for Big Pharma, we in the sustainable wellness community have a better idea: try a digital detox -- learn to cut the cord and take your life back from tech.

23 Signs You Have A Healthy Relationship With Your Smartphone

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 07.10.2015 | Healthy Living

When it comes to how people treat their smartphones these days, there's a dramatic difference between treating the device like a tool that makes life...

11 Stunning Places Without Wi-Fi So You Can, Y'Know, Actually Enjoy The View

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 07.13.2015 | Travel

Travel is healthy because it helps us unplug, open our minds and break away from the burnout that so often gets us into a rut. But...

Balance Is Bunk: Realistic Work/Life Integration Strategies

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 07.08.2015 | Women
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

You can't have it all -- at least not all at the same time, and certainly not by doing it all yourself. Life is a rollercoaster of zany and less zany but the ride can be fabulous if you adopt a hybrid philosophy of purposeful behavior and the opposite when sometimes you just need to let it go.

Curing My Blindness By Turning Off My Smartphone

Nicole C. Kear | Posted 07.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Nicole C. Kear

Before you can say "digital detox" I was in the throes of an awakening, the "once-was-blind-but-now-I-see" variety. This was particularly meaningful because I am, in fact, going blind.

Cvent CONNECT Keynote: Arianna Huffington Urges Event Professionals to Take Steps to Reduce Stress

Anne Thornley-Brown | Posted 06.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Anne Thornley-Brown

One doesn't have to work for long in most major corporations to realize that multi-tasking, juggling multiple priorities, and the ability to produce...

10 Signs You're Digitally Savvy

Joanne Tombrakos | Posted 06.22.2015 | Business
Joanne Tombrakos

Just because we're consuming it, doesn't mean we're savvy to its nuances or thinking much about the digital trail of breadcrumbs we're leaving behind us. So how do you know if you're really digitally savvy? Here are 10 signs.

Mindfulness: Are We Losing Ourselves in the Digital World?

Hanne Suorza | Posted 06.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Hanne Suorza

Interview with Dr. Bjarte Stubhaug, M.D., Ph.D. "Start with dramatic changes in your digital habits, then stay on that narrow road. Have no fear, you...

Why Should We Take a Digital Detox?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 05.26.2015 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo

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A Day in the Life: Digital Detox

Pam Stucky | Posted 05.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Pam Stucky

Thrive. It's a gorgeous, evocative word, conjuring powerful images of a life well lived. But life is hard, and thriving is easier said than done. So...

Do Kids Need to Digitally Detox?

Ossa Fisher | Posted 05.19.2015 | Parents
Ossa Fisher

I believe that we can't lump all real-world experiences into a singularly positive or negative impact on our children, nor can we lump all media together as either singularly good or bad. This is particularly true when considering the impact of interactive media on cognitive development.

College Kids Giving Up Their Cellphones: The Incredible Tale Of The Maryland Women's Team

The Washington Post | Dan Steinberg | Posted 04.03.2015 | Sports

The Maryland women’s basketball team reached plenty of milestones this season. The Terps won the Big Ten regular season title. They won the Big Ten ...

Digital Detox: A Three-Step Program

Rose Caiola | Posted 06.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Rose Caiola

Without my cellphones (Yes, I have two!) I felt a little lost and disconnected from the things that mattered. But eventually I connected with the things that really mattered. I highly recommend a digital detox. Here's what I realized during mine:

Jennifer Bendery

For The Love Of God, Lindsey Graham, Give Email A Try

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 03.16.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It sounded like a fun experiment at first: Get through a day of work without using email. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) does it every...

How One Of My Worst Mom Moments Became My Greatest Parenting Breakthrough

Lola Reed | Posted 05.13.2015 | Parents
Lola Reed

My son no longer expected me to engage, react or care about what he had to say, and not just then, but in all the innumerable times before, when, without even looking up from my phone, I would put up my hand to stop him trying to connect and say, "Just a sec, just let me answer this..."

Eat, Pray and Unplug

Tamsen_Fadal | Posted 03.04.2015 | Divorce
Tamsen_Fadal

You are going to be with you for a long time, and the sooner you get to know yourself the better off you are.

5 Steps to Making Unplugged Time a Daily Habit

Lori Rochino | Posted 04.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Lori Rochino

With these five steps, you're on your way to making unplugged time a part of your routine. Doing a digital detox daily will keep you nourished, relaxed and more productive so you could give your best at work and life.

Rehab Camp -- It's Not What You Think (It's MUCH Better)

Debra Fine | Posted 03.29.2015 | Business
Debra Fine

I, like many parents of middle-schoolers, sent my kids to camp. Each time, seeing them off left me with mixed emotions. Euphoria was the big one (sor...

This Challenge Just Might Help You Kick Your Digital Habit

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 02.02.2015 | Healthy Living

We're so connect to our smartphones, sometimes they feel like an extension of our own hands. Need to know what time it is? Check your phone. Want to l...

What Would Steve Jobs Do?

Lola Reed | Posted 03.30.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Lola Reed

If we're frustrated with not getting our kids' full attention -- much less eye contact from them -- we need to own up to what we're modeling with our loved ones and seriously reconsider just how short our leads are to our screen of choice.