Attending a digital detox retreat or workshop may be not quite right for you when you decide to experiment with digital detox. You may prefer some tips and tricks that you can try out on your own at home first. Our digital detox books were written for exactly that purpose! ‘My Brain Has Too Many Tabs Open‘, Off‘ and ‘Stop Staring at Screens‘ are all out now.
‘OFF: Your Digital Detox for Better Life‘ is a guide for all ages to introduce healthy balance into our increasingly screen-dominated lives with prompts, exercises and suggestions to reclaim your life back from your phone.
Set your boundaries – suggestions for limits on screen use
Go with the flow – mindful activities to restore your concentration and focus
Get back to nature – getting off screens and getting outdoors
Tame your triggers – dealing with temptations, alerts and notifications
Choose analogue – analogue alternatives for digital time wasting
Reconnect – rediscovering the power of real-world relationships
‘Stop Staring at Screens‘ is a practical digital detox handbook for families, to cut down on rows about screens at home and develop your own family plan to live with them healthily and happily.
Find sanity-saving solutions and practical tips
Follow diagnostic quizzes
Identify key triggers
Address common issues
Learn what works best for you and your family
‘My Brain Has Too Many Tabs Open‘ is a guide to taking back control from the bad digital habits and behaviours you will recognise in yourself and others. Among the scenarios included are:
Doomscrolling – endlessly consuming doom and gloom news online.
Cyberchondria – Dr Google is causing a wave of misdiagnoses from anxious searchers.
Clicktivism – also known as ‘slacktivism’, can it ever amount to meaningful change?
Vampire Shoppers – dead-of-night nocturnal shoppers spend a third more than their daytime counterparts.