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A digital detox podcast

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Upper intermediate: B2

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I'd love to do it again as I have already done it for 10 days. I lived 10 days in a spiritual place without any screen or digital device, not even anything to write. Just surrounded by nature. That was a beautiful experience, I felt connected with my inner self and with nature for the first time.

Yes, I'd love to but I'm not sure if I could do that...I became addicted to screens, if it is not watching TV, then it is the laptop, tablet or phone. In the past, people used to listen to the radio, and by the term 'radio' I mean that very simple gadget with no screen, only buttons to play and pause, now it turns out that even for that we use some kind of digital devices. I ve already tried it for a short time, like an evening or even a whole day, but I can't disconnect for more than that because I live abroad far from my family, and we need to hear from each other regularly, a simple message like 'hello, everything is fine' is sometimes enough to avoid worry.

I'd like to do a chocolate detox... ;)

I'd like to sweets detox... ;)

Yes I would definitely want to.

My life is full of digital tox.
I have to work in front of the computer from 9am-6pm, Monday to Friday, sometimes Monday to Saturday.
And then, I play my smartphone after work until 00:00 everyday.
On weekends, I play smartphone all the time even when I am eating until I go to sleep in 00:00.
I will be dead if I don't do a digital detox.
My life is too crazy...

Yes, I would definitely like. I spend about 7 hours per day in front of a screen. Some of them are mandatory due to they are study hours, but the other ones are expendable. I think I should change my habit because my eyes are getting tired more and more. I began by putting my phone in silent mode and I should continue by stopping using the phone from certain hours, such as 21 p.m.
Cheers from Madrid.

I don't have a mobile phone, just laptop

Actually I do it from time to time. Usually, I switch off the internet and stay accessible only for calls, which means who really need me they can call me.

A personal goal is detox of social media, three months ago I disconected fo facebook by one month and I can say it was so relax, I could connected with another things and it helped me because i did many things wich I postponed, I will do it again

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