Use Your Phone Less in 2018

How is your neck now? Not good? It is likely because you keep looking at your phone, this movement will give you more than a tension headache if you continue like this. Give up your bad habit in 2018 and leave your Pocket PC in your pocket instead of pulling it out every 30 seconds. We have several ways to help you during difficult times when you ignore emails and texts for the sake of your sanity.

Send your smartphone to the future by going grayscale

This trendy OLED screen on your device is bright, colorful and perfect for taking your mind off what you should be doing. Stand up against its bright, seductive glow by turning it into a dull black and white landscape. The muted screen is less attractive compared to its bright and rich colorful counterpart, which will hopefully make you think about why you want to fiddle with your phone before doing so.

Social media doesn’t improve your mood

Spending time on Instagram and Twitter does nothing good for your self-esteem. Research after research shows that the more time people spend on social media, the worse they feel about themselves, the more bad news they read, and the more they compare themselves to other people and their seemingly flawless lives. Do yourself a favor and ditch Facebook, perhaps to face a real book.

Your old phone is lazy anyway

You can always cheer yourself up when using your smartphone and tell yourself that it’s a little slow. Although, if your phone is a few years old, it may actually be slower than ever, thanks to Apple’s recent announcement that it lowers the clock speed of older iPhones to avoid component damage. Another reason to leave it in your pocket and learn to live without it .

Work on your impulse control

Instead of taking control of your smartphone, why not take control of your self-control? Perhaps you pull out your phone to play Clash Royale when you need to study for your final exam, or you are finishing your report for an afternoon meeting. In this case, you should edit your phone to be more useful when it needs your attention by changing your notifications .

Your phone is detrimental to your work

Using your phone less can mean more than just putting it on the ground. You may have to just leave it out of sight. Even leaving your phone on the desk will rob you of precious intelligence that you could use to prepare for a test or learn a new language. When you’re trying to learn something new, you’d better keep your phone out of sight and go back to basics with a pen and paper. Save your Pocket turn for train travel.


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