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Unplug Challenge

Why I'll Put My Phone Down on the National Day of Unplugging

Tanya Schevitz | Posted 04.09.2014 | Parents
Tanya Schevitz

Be honest. When is the last time you picked your children up from school and focused on them without checking email, texting or sneaking a peek at Facebook soon after they got in the car?

National Day Of Unplugging: Take A Tech Break This Weekend

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

We at HuffPost Living are always looking for ways to help you de-stress, relax and get your life back under control. That's why we'd like to encourage...

Missed Connection: Take a Digital Detox

Tanya Schevitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Tanya Schevitz

Bucking the trend of technology that allows people to tell everyone that they've checked into their local restaurant, café or bar, the creators of the National Day of Unplugging have developed a smartphone app that helps users "check out".

Gravitating to an Unplugged Life

Tanya Schevitz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tanya Schevitz

Stephen Prothero, author of "God is Not One," and chief editorial consultant for the PBS "God in America" series, announced with seeming surprise, "I survived!" after taking the Sabbath Manifesto "Unplug Challenge."

Power Off = Less Power?

Tanya Schevitz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tanya Schevitz

Frank Aldorf, executive creative director of Hubble Innovations, was the most recent person to take our Sabbath Manifesto "Unplug Challenge," shutting off his cell phone and computer for 24 hours last weekend.

Ben Greenman and the Sabbath Challenge to Unplug

Tanya Schevitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Tanya Schevitz

Ben Greenman was the most recent person to take our Sabbath Manifesto "Unplug Challenge," cutting off his cell phone and computer for 24 hours last weekend.

Rachel Sklar Finds Absence Makes Her Fonder of Blackberry

Tanya Schevitz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tanya Schevitz

Rachel Sklar, editor-at-large at Mediaite, was the most recent person to take our Sabbath Manifesto "Unplug Challenge," connecting to life without technology for 24 hours during a weekend in May.

Power Down To Connect

Tanya Schevitz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tanya Schevitz

Once a month, an "A-lister" will unplug from cell phones and PDAs, power down computers and tune in to the world. After the 24 hours, the A-lister will report on the experience right here in the Huffington Post.

Joel Stein Gets "Off the Grid" in Time

Tanya Schevitz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tanya Schevitz

Time magazine columnist Joel Stein was the first person to take our Sabbath Manifesto "Unplug Challenge," going "off the grid" for 24 hours last weekend.

Josh Radnor Connects to Life Old School Style

Tanya Schevitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tanya Schevitz

Josh Radnor, star of the CBS series How I Met Your Mother took our Sabbath Manifesto "Unplug Challenge," connecting to life without technology for 24 hours last weekend.