The How-To Strategy on how I ditched my bad cellphone habits.
Every time I take a break I feel so relieved! This was good to read. It’s wonderful to hear others recognizing this feeling and talking about it.
Yes, I always try to say a phone is just a tool. It shouldn’t be used for anything that doesn’t enrich your life e.g. staying organized, intentional connection with others, or reading Substack! The discipline you have to cut it to minutes is astonishing. It wouldn’t take me just 1 year but a lifetime of training to almost completely disconnect like that.
I am a big believer of the strategy you talk about where you keep your phone as “default” as possible. I even keep the background very plain and it has helped me a lot. Love the article