10 Tips and Resources to Reduce Screen Time During Holiday Season (Thanksgiving and Christmas)
Remember what the holidays are really about- spending quality time with family, friends and loved ones. It's about giving love and joy to others. Watch your expectation; make sure they are realistic. We try for perfection during the holidays and we tend to forget what the holidays are really about. Remind yourself that the holidays are about being close to your loved ones while everything else, including your digital devices comes second.
Reduce your screen time and your loved ones with these tips, resources, sheets, templates and mindful tech-free gift guide.
How to manage cell phones in class
Classrooms in today’s schools see on a daily basis, students with some type of smartphone in their hands walking into a classroom to not necessarily learn, but to pretend they’re listening to the teacher as they scroll through their phones, also known as “Phubbing”.
"Our goal is to create a trust and self-control based culture among students where the more they learn about the topic, the more they engage with alternative and digital-free solutions. This is the reason why we share with teachers 3 free digital wellness resources (Digital Wellness collaborative report, a phone lock screen (4 designs) for students and a smartphone addiction trivia game adaptation template) to play and learn in the classroom" says Juan Sanchez, Co-Founder and CEO of Bagby.
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The Cuban Difference
On the street outside the window were umbrellas hanging in the open air, twinkling with lights. Inside the restaurant, I noticed an old fashioned Coca-Cola branded chalkboard with this message in bold, white chalk: “We don't have Wifi. Talk to each other. Pretend 1995.”
A simple but key tip for your smartphone detox
Watch the video to see how her two-day tech-free challenge — with the help of Catherine Price, author of How To Break Up With Your Phone — went. And get Catherine's 3 easy tips to help you use your phone less.