March 10, 2020

How to Break Up With Your Phone and End Device Addiction

How to Break Up With Your Phone and End Device Addiction

The average person in 2020 spends 5 hours a day on their cell phones - checking it 50x and tapping the screen more than 2,600 times daily. Don't let it be you! After realizing that device addition was ruining my life, I eventually made some changes. It took me 3 years to break my phone habit, but with these 7 tips you can succeed much sooner.


The average person in 2020 spends 5 hours a day on their cell phones - checking it 50x and tapping the screen more than 2,600 times daily. Don't let it be you! After realizing that device addition was ruining my life, I eventually made some changes. It took me 3 years to break my phone habit, but with these 7 tips you can succeed much sooner. (PS: 82% of people think they spend less time on their phones than they really do.)

Resources:
- Facebook Timeline Blocker: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/news-feed-eradicator-for/fjcldmjmjhkklehbacihaiopjklihlgg?hl=en

- Freedom App: https://freedom.to/

- Atomic Habits Book https://amzn.to/2IdoGkZ

- Willpower Doesn't Work Book https://amzn.to/2VASaRQ

Instagram Hack: How to Post to Instagram from a PC: https://www.cnet.com/how-to/post-to-instagram-from-your-computer-with-this-simple-trick/

Sources:
1) https://www.zdnet.com/article/americans-spend-far-more-time-on-their-smartphones-than-they-think/
2) https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2019/aug/21/cellphone-screen-time-average-habits
3) https://blog.dscout.com/mobile-touches

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Kristin Wilson

Host of Badass Digital Nomads and YouTube's Traveling with Kristin

Kristin Wilson is a long-term digital nomad and location-independent entrepreneur who has lived and worked across 60 countries in 20 years. Since founding a fully-remote, international relocation company in 2011, she has helped more than 1,000 people retire or live abroad in 35 countries. Today, she helps aspiring remote workers, digital nomads, and expats achieve their lifestyle goals through her YouTube channel (Traveling with Kristin) and podcast, Badass Digital Nomads.
 
Kristin is a Top Writer on Medium and Quora in the topics of business, travel, technology, life, productivity, digital nomads, and location independence. She has been featured on The Today Show, Bloomberg Businessweek, ESPN, The New York Times, WSJ, Huffpost, HGTV’s House Hunters International, and more.