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Unplugging and Recharging

At This University, Students Can Get Credit For ‘Wasting Time On The Internet'

The Washington Post | Abby Ohlheiser | Posted 10.30.2014 | World

Lucky creative writing students in a University of Pennsylvania seminar will be able to earn academic credit for wasting time on the Internet next spr...

What Happened When I Turned Off Twitter And (Re)Turned To God

Dana Oliver | Posted 11.19.2014 | Style
Dana Oliver

The high of being one of the first to spot a breaking news tweet got so bad that I would wake up in the middle of the night searching for my iPhone while laying between my Egyptian cotton sheets.

My Friends Are Checking Out

Jo Laird | Posted 08.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Jo Laird

Yes, it's a good idea to take a vacation off the grid this summer. Enjoy every single minute of it. And, once you get home, figure out a way to take some hops, every day, off the grid.

I Turned My Smartphone Off For 72 Hours and the World Didn't Explode

Tammy Kahn Fennell | Posted 05.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Tammy Kahn Fennell

I discussed with my husband, and we decided to book a trip to New Hampshire to one of those really old hotels (think The Shining without the murders). I figured what better place to unplug than a hotel that had people visiting quite happily and tech-free for almost 125 years.

Putting Away The Phone And Being Present

Kristen Hewitt | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Kristen Hewitt

Once I drop my 4-year-old daughter off at preschool and return home, I've started to put my phone back in the master bedroom from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. This enables me to fully be present with my toddler.

3 Real Reasons To Unplug (And They Have Nothing To Do With Your Boss)

meQuilibrium | Posted 10.01.2013 | Healthy Living
meQuilibrium

The urge to obsess over your own feed, your own tweets, your own take and view of the world, as well as other people's reception of it, can send you down a self-involved spiral, and as you can imagine, that creates more stress than it does satisfaction.

Unplug And Recharge: How To Relax More And Stress Less

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

Wherever you are, no matter how important your ego might need you to be, you are not so big that the world cannot continue on its axis while you hop off the merry-go-round to reconnect with the essential.