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You Can Live On This Perfect Private Island For $395 A Night

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 07.26.2016 | Travel

If you’ve ever dreamed of running away to a private island, but aren’t dripping with excess cash or looking to go full-on “Castaway,” we’ve ...

Breath Is the Most Underutilized Tool for Success

Sandy Abrams | Posted 07.19.2016 | Business
Sandy Abrams

What's the one thing that we all have 24 hour access to, is free, we can use as much as we'd like and is a powerful natural way to help us find clarity, focus and be present? You guessed it... breath!

This Company Pays Its Employees $7,500 To Vacation Tech-Free

The Huffington Post | Madeline Diamond | Posted 06.27.2016 | Travel

Bart Lorang, CEO and co-founder of the contact management platform FullContact, goes so far to encourage his employees take vacations, he actually pay...

Unplug

Arjuna Ardagh | Posted 06.23.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Arjuna Ardagh

There is plenty of advice to be found these days all over the web about the necessity to unplug regularly from technology: to take a day a week where you disconnect from the internet, switch off your phone and give it all a break. Of course, it is ironic that these suggestions to disconnect from technology are being disseminated through social media.

Kerry Washington's Reason For Taking A Digital Detox Is Perfect

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 05.20.2016 | Healthy Living

By now, many of us are well aware of the benefits to be gained from taking a tech break -- and of course, that extends to some of the busiest and most...

We Spend More Time Watching Netflix Than With Our Friends

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 05.17.2016 | Healthy Living

There's a saying that goes, "You're the average of the five people you spend the most time with." If that's really the case, then most of us must be a...

Sherry Turkle On How Technology Can Impact Human Connection

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 04.21.2016 | Healthy Living

When it came to figuring out the immense power technology can have on our everyday life, Sherry Turkle was way ahead of the curve. The MIT professor a...

24 Things You Can Do With 24 Hours Of Tech-Free Time

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 03.04.2016 | Healthy Living

Life is good when you're off the grid. Not only does constant connectivity negatively affect your sleep, it also can take a toll on your mental health...

If Out Of Office Replies Were Honest

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 03.02.2016 | Healthy Living

It doesn't matter if someone is Type A, an introvert, a highly sensitive person or a purple dinosaur: We all have email habits that are a little hard ...

Phones And Bedrooms Just Don't Mix. I Learned That The Hard Way.

The Huffington Post | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 01.28.2016 | Technology

This story is part of a 10-piece series for which HuffPost staffers agreed to experiment with improving their health and decreasing their stress on th...

What Are the Health Benefits of Unplugging?

Berkeley Wellness | Posted 01.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Berkeley Wellness

Unplugging by itself probably won't work some magic in your life. But if you spend that digital-free time focusing on your relationships and activities you enjoy, now that can make your life better.

21 Percent Of Us Are Online Basically All The Time

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 12.09.2015 | Healthy Living

One in five Americans reports going online "almost constantly" according to a new survey conducted by the Pew Research Center. It's the first time Pew...

In This Abandoned Spanish Village, An Off-The-Grid Ecovillage Thrives

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.20.2015 | Arts

As you sit before your laptop, cell phone or other screen of choice, ponder this: Somewhere, in an abandoned Spanish village populated by eco-consciou...

4 Awesome Ways To Live A 'Hands-Free Life'

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 09.08.2015 | Healthy Living

No matter how many times you tell yourself to unplug and live in the present, it can be so difficult to do. The phone rings. The baby cries. The work ...

3 Reasons Every Weekend Should Be A Long Weekend

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 05.31.2016 | Healthy Living

Three-day weekends are what summer is all about. We need those extra hours for traveling farther, grilling longer and taking in more sunsets. But did ...

How to Unplug During a Short Weekend Getaway

Henrik Kjellberg | Posted 09.04.2015 | Travel
Henrik Kjellberg

Getting away from the "business of life" is great, but herein lies the challenge: when you take a shorter trip, it can be hard to find ways to truly unwind within a compressed period of time. As the end of summer fast approaches, I wanted to share a few of my favorite tips for making the most out of your next weekend getaway!

Specialized Hotels Are Making It Easier Than Ever To Unplug

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 08.12.2015 | Travel

Going on vacation is supposed to be relaxing. But between inboxes full of unanswered emails, Facebook notifications and texts from family, it's harder...

15 Delicious 1-Hour Recipes That'll Help You Unplug Every Day

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 08.04.2015 | Taste

We live in a screen culture. There are TV screens in bars, waiting rooms, gas stations and even taxi cabs. Computers are in virtually every home and o...

What Are We Doing Today?

Amanda Magee | Posted 07.26.2016 | Parents
Amanda Magee

It's a question I hear, often before the girls are even dressed. Their gangly legs poke out from beneath t-shirts. Sometime over the last year they shifted from their dad's shirts to mine. The hems aren't as long as before, the v-neck dips and are yanked up by still-modest hands.

How To Prep For A Digital Detox In 6 Simple Steps

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 08.19.2015 | 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 digital detox is a si...

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

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 08.19.2015 | 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 accus...

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 unfortunately, even...

Hilarious iPhone Wallpapers Remind You To Look At Your Screen Less

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 03.30.2015 | Technology

Artist Molly McLeod would like you to please calm down about your phone. (That is, unless you've got to text your mother. By all means, text the woman...

Introducing 'Internet Rage,' The Road Rage Of Our Time

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 03.13.2015 | Healthy Living

You may already be familiar with "sidewalk rage." It's what happens to your blood pressure when the person in front of you takes too long in the groce...