As the head of a media and communications program, my life's digital-analogue balance was off. Four weeks at sea with no devices refocussed my views – even on things that had been there all along.
Technology-free holidays can feel unbearable at first but this soon gives way to a better experience.
There's a lack of scientific evidence supporting claims that digital detoxes actually have any benefit to us.
Our unproductive 'zombie' screen hours can creep up – but they don't need to rule us. Here are four steps to help you use new tools to monitor and change your technology habits.
People are increasingly seeking out retro-style holidays, where connectivity is an afterthought.
March 9-10 is a National Day of Unplugging, a 24-hour break from technology. Disconnecting from our devices is good for our health and our connections with loved ones and our communities.
Winnie the Pooh understood the importance of allowing your mind to wander – and the science agrees. It's time we all found the time to daydream.
Despite the delight of not having to work for several days or even weeks, holidays come with pressures.
We constantly use electronic devices to distract ourselves from the tedium associated with waiting. Yet being bored can be a creative activity.
Many believe we should take time out from our digital obsessions. Here's why we're better off changing them instead.