Like dogs to bones many of us are stuck on our phones and we are not to be blamed. Mobile phones have replaced many devices in our modern lives in a plethora of ways.
We are phone addicts and we have every right to be. In fact, I’m typing this on my phone.
However there’s more to life and therefore a need to stay free of phones at times. Slowly, we are getting addicted to phones and we are missing all other fun in life.
Here I will list 7 ways to curb phone addiction
1.) Switch Off Your Phone
Nowadays, most of us have our phones on 24/7. In fact, I’m guilty of this. For the past 7 days, my phone hasn’t been off for an hour. Sometimes however, we need to just switch our phones off especially when going to bed. You can even schedule an offline time for your device
2.) Going out? Drop your phone at Home
If you’re going out on a walk, it is a good idea to drop your phone at home. Going with your phones to all places can cause distraction and whether you like it or not, you will have to respond to a few messages, conversations or even calls.
But when your phone is at home who cares? You will be finally free. At least for some hours.
3.)Turn off your Social Media Notifications
If you’re a Whatsapp man like me, and you set all notifications on, you will never have peace. It’s not a curse It’s just a statement of fact. At any moment in time, I have over 300 messages from many groups and contacts. Imagine if my notification were to be on for Whatsapp? I disable notifications for Instagram, BBM, Google plus, Facebook and so on
For calls and messages however, your notifications can be on as they are more important