“This Friday, March 1, marks the fourth annual National Day of Unplugging. Participants around the country can pledge to unplug from their digital crutches for a full 24 hours — from sunset to sunset — while experiencing the forgotten art of being present.
Why unplug? “We’ve reached a point where all of our technological devices are using us, rather than the other way around,” Gemini Adams, author of “The Facebook Diet” (coming out April 2013) told The Huffington Post. “Technology has come into our life so quickly that we haven’t had the time to make conscious choices about how to use it.” Adams says that having a national call to unplug is “brilliant,” as the day gives people a taste of what life would be like if we actually had clear digital boundaries.”
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