With more and more people becoming connected through technology and social media every day it's important to remember that while technology can be extremely beneficial to us, it can be harmful for our mental well-being.
You've more than likely heard time and time again to "put down the phone" and "unplug" and "detox from social media". Maybe it hasn't stuck yet, or maybe you're stuck in a cycle of unplugging and plugging back in. That's alright! Let's just go through some of the benefits of unplugging from news, social media, and technology and we'll give you some easy ways to view less of those things.
What are the benefits?
You don't have to unplug forever from social media or technology! Try deleting an app from your phone or curating your social media newsfeed to more positive posts.
Here are some more ways to take a break and unplug: