Friday, June 28, 2013

I'm unplugging myself today and here's why:

I need a day without a migraine
I need a day where I'm not exposed to people over-sharing
I need to make real connections

I find it astounding how much we rely on our devices. From checking e-mails on the go to seeing too many passive-aggressive tweets, it's too much. Although I love my offline life even though I hardly give it enough time or attention and for some reason become anxious if I am not near my phone or computer. Even if I'm with a group of friends, I always have a burning feeling that I'm missing out on something online - and in reality I'm missing out on spending time with real people and having quality conversation. 

This Ted Talk gets it very right

How often do you unplug?

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