I am going on a digital detox week :)

Tomorrow will mark the beginning of my digital detox week. It will be a challenge to unplug completely but at the same time, if I am being honest, I have to admit I am looking forward to it.

I want to be there for the people who want me to be there in their life, to witness their life being played out.

I want to hold hands for my mom who is going through a cataract operation tomorrow and will be recuperating at my place.

I want to sit in front of actual people and have long conversations over cups of tea without being interrupted.

I want to hold a book and read it cover to cover without getting distracted by the myriad of screens that surround me.

I want to write, both digitally (offline) and in good old fashion paper with pen, without being distracted by popping notifications on social media.

I want to be there, physically and mentally, present … without an email, call or sms waiting to be answered.. hanging in the back of my head.

I want time to meditate, be mindfully present and to be grateful for this wonderful life that I have been blessed with.

 

 

Can you disconnect? and if you did take up the challenge – what would you do? or not do? 😉

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Posted on March 22, 2015, in Uncategorized and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 3 Comments.

  1. Hanneke stasse

    Keep us posted……..

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  2. Enjoy the time with your mom, Arman! Every week I unplug for a day or two, and limit my time online the rest of the week. Explore your new device. I have one just like it on my side of the planet, and it’s my favorite! lol xoxoM

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  3. Mom’s surgery went great! thanks for all the prayers and positive thoughts that people sent 🙂 Me.. I am finding it a bit harder to completely unplug… not surprisingly though.. I still have a few more days to get the hang of it 😀

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