02/10/2014 10:57 am ET Updated Feb 10, 2014

The 7-Day Digital Diet

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At first blush I may not seem like a prime candidate for a digital detox. I got a smartphone only a few months ago and don’t permit push notifications on it, nor do I have many apps. I’m a sporadic Facebook and Twitter poster. I recently acquired an e-reader for travel but have yet to put anything on it. I have a Roku box with a Netflix account, but have never owned a DVR. And I don’t work in a lightning-paced corporate office.

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