Since the global pandemic, the figures showing an increase in digital use have been undeniable. Whether that means we are spending our time indoors binging on our favourite Netflix series, participating in zoom quiz’s with loved ones, or taking full advantage of our Amazon prime delivery service; most have seen a rapid increase in our screen time.
So, how can we take back control? Digital detoxing has proven to be a great way to improve our wellbeing and manage our time online. The endless benefits include;
Start by setting yourself a realistic goal on how much less time you would like to spend online per day. Then write a list of what you would like to achieve with your free time.
Apps such as ‘Flora: Focus & Study in Forest’ are free to download to your devices and help you switch off and increase productivity in an engaging way. Google and Apple phones have a built-in useful screen time function which you can also use to begin tracking.
It’s time to forget about recharging those devices and take time to recharge ourselves.