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A Day for Universal Connecting and Creativity

David Sable | Posted 11.22.2014 | Business
David Sable

What if we were to pick one day a year -- a day we all agree on -- and declare it our day? A day of Universal Connectivity and Creativity. A day when social media online goes dark because social offline goes live.

Deepak Chopra, Winnie the Pooh, and JFK

David Sable | Posted 11.15.2014 | Business
David Sable

The honest truth is that much like many -- for me -- "Thank you" has become a standard mumble -- much like "Have a good day" or any of the other sign-off phrases people add to their automatic signature in digital media.

Unplug -- Full Speed Ahead!

David Sable | Posted 06.21.2014 | Technology
David Sable

Unplugging clears your mind, opens up new paths for problem solving, creates new and exciting relationships between ideas and ultimately drives the best use of technology

What Happened When I Disconnected

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, writer of historical tales of true love and adventure For the month of August I took a break from all social media. Be...

Try It, You'll Like It

David Sable | Posted 08.31.2013 | Media
David Sable

I am unplugged one full 24-hour period a week. No email, no digital search, no social networking, no snackable content, no long-form digital anything... no Digibabble... OFF. Nada. Nothing on, not even on airplane mode or offline status.

Tackling Taboos: 6 Tips for Talking About Money Online

Women & Co | Posted 12.09.2012 | Money
Women & Co

Though our interactions on social media platforms are frequent, and while it's common to ask our networks for advice on both personal and professional matters, it's still a complete taboo -- in case you didn't know -- to talk about money online.

Get Online

Fron Nahzi | Posted 08.08.2012 | Technology
Fron Nahzi

In the ever-expanding and fast-paced new media world, issues appear to be more about context and less about content. The posts often appear short sighted, and lack substance but they reach a wide audience nevertheless.

Are You Feeling Swallowed up by Social Media? How About A Time Out?

Gwenn Schurgin O'Keeffe, MD | Posted 07.30.2012 | Parents
Gwenn Schurgin O'Keeffe, MD

There will always be a new technological temptation, but true living will always be unplugged. Teach your kids that today and they will someday thank you for that... perhaps even in person!

What Social Media Can Learn From Real Life

Ekaterina Walter | Posted 05.22.2012 | Books
Ekaterina Walter

Often times I am asked: "What is your favorite social network?" My answer is: "A table and a couple of chairs!" My answer astonishes people and catches them off guard. After all, I am supposed to be a social media advocate and an innovator in this space..

8 Ways To Kick Yourself Offline

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 07.28.2014 | Technology

We're all addicted to tech. After long work days with eyes glued to glowing computer screens, dazed workers across the country depart office buildings...

National Day Of Unplugging: Can You Spend 24 Hours Offline?

Margaret Wheeler Johnson | Posted 05.23.2012 | Home
Margaret Wheeler Johnson

What would it be like to go a day without the Internet? Would we wither under the force of our own tech-induced ADD?

Go Outside And Play! How To Unplug Your Child

Posted 08.31.2011 | Parents

The average American kid practically lives plugged in. That's not an exaggeration, either. A report by the Kaiser Family Foundation estimates kids ...

The War of Online Vs. Offline

Steve Ressler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Steve Ressler

I often see this debate in the new media space: Print is dead. Online is king. Traditional in-person meetings are out. Online communities are the future. Well, guess what? You need both.