Logging off is harder than it looks.
We spend the bulk of our waking hours plugged in, clocking up 11 hours of screen time and checking our phones over 60 times a day. Tablets, smartphones, computers, video games, radios, TV and that trusty Netflix account, it all adds up.
With social media apps like Instagram taking serious tolls on our mental health here are our top tips to feel more productive, less stressed and just plain happier:
Take a break
Turn your phone into just that – a phone
If you’re struggling to detach yourself try out the new - a stripped-down phone designed to be used as little as possible. It’s only function is to make calls, making it ideal for switching off from your Insta feed without being stranded in an emergency.
Read a book
Exercise releases endorphins that have been proven to wipe out those pesky. Check out these you can do during lectures, at your desk or at home.