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Ben­e­fits of un­plug­ging

The Guardian (Charlottetown) - - COMMUNITY -

The con­ve­nience and fre­quent use of tech­nol­ogy has led many to adopt bad habits that can be dif­fi­cult to break, de­pend­ing on how ex­treme they are and how long peo­ple have held them. Un­plug­ging is of­ten a strug­gle at first, but the ben­e­fits are worth it. Even just un­plug­ging for a day once a week is enough to give the brain a re­boot, which can im­prove mem­ory and lift one’s mood. Less time on tech­no­log­i­cal stim­u­la­tion means more time to fo­cus on do­ing ac­tiv­i­ties that can grow brain cells, such as in­dulging in an en­joy­able hobby, vis­it­ing a new place, hav­ing new ex­pe­ri­ences or go­ing for a re­lax­ing walk. Read more: http://www.care2.com/greenl iv­ing/7-un­ex­pected-ben­e­fit­sof-un­plug­ging-from-tech­nol­ogy.html#ixz­z3mOa4e­jxP

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