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InfoSec Concept

Digital Detox

People today are seen to be hooked up to the digital gadgets right from the time they wake up till the end of the day, the usage continues even when they are lying on bed retiring to sleep. This continuous and intense usage of digital devices has led to digital intoxication or digital addiction. This scenario has raised the need to bring in intervention with conscious efforts on part of all the digital users to inculcate hygienic digital practices with limited or restricted usage and periods of digital detox.

Digital detox is a process that refers to a time period of conscious restrain in using digital devices like smartphones, televisions, computers, tablets and social media sites. It may include activities like avoiding scrolling social media and constant checking of mails, avoiding texting etc., The purpose of the effort is to avoid digital distractions to reconnect with the real world around you and relax yourself to enjoy the moment.

Digital Detox and benefits

Taking breaks from work during weekend and yearly holidays, gives you the much needed time to relax, refresh and rejuvenate and get back to task with renewed spirits. Similarly taking well planned, timely and conscious daily breaks from digital device usage, will aid in digital detox and will reward you with many health benefits, help you with better usage of time and will help promote better relations with work life balance.

Benefits of Digital detox

  1. Reduces stress and anxiety
  2. Better sleep
  3. Better work-life balance
  4. Promotes physical and mental health
  5. Helps unwind and relax
  6. Helps build healthy hobbies
  7. Productive and efficient usage of time
  8. Promotes healthy social life and better interpersonal relations