2015 National Day of Unplugging in the News
The National Day of Unplugging took place on March 6-7. Hundreds of online and broadcast publication shared unplug news. And here are some highlights:
The New York Times gave a nice mention to the National Day of Unplugging in its daily briefing.
Good Morning America has 7 tips for unplugged fun including writing notes to friends instead of posting on a Facebook wall and playing a party game.
Check out Mashable’s tips on unplugging from ensuring zzzzz’s to apps that help you calculate usage.
Popsugar recommended the UNICEF Tap Project App, where time spent off your phone translates to clean water for developing countries.
The Huffington Post suggested exploring your own city, painting, and (gasp) grocery shopping to unplug.
The Chicago Tribune shared an aw shucks father-son video that shows how social media can ruin those aw shucks moments.
- ”Pretend it’s a blackout,” and other tips for unplugging this week. (Richmond Times- Dispatch)
- Real time vs. #realtime: creating family culture around technology and screens. (Chicago Tribune)
- Unplug to read with a pile of books. (PJ Library)
- Reboot’s own Tanya Scheivitz talks about the National Day of Unplugging. (Digital Mindfulness Podcast)
- “Let me be present right where I am,” a mother’s thoughts on unplugging this Friday.
- Unplug to let go of FOMO and get grounded in the here and now. (Press Herald)