Saturday, 4 April 2015

Internet Free Day?

Even typing the title - I cringed!

I am definitely addicted to the internet and social media - big time. Even when I am talking to people, I sometimes get distracted and peer into my phone.. I know - rude, right?!

I also felt like I was neglecting Greg.. It is so nice to just relax and chat to him about nothing in particular, after work - however, normally I ignore him! I take out my laptop and type away until it is time for bed - then I go on my phone!

After definitely feeling like I have a problem, I decided to start taking internet free days. 

Now, 90% of my job is internet based, so obviously it doesn't include work!

Thursday and Sunday - I don't open my laptop and I don't check my phone (other than for texts or calls) and I give Greg my complete attention!

This will give us more time to tie each others heads together..


Do you have an internet free day in your house? How do you manage your time with your loved ones?

11 comments:

  1. This is a great idea, we do not have an internet free day but I think I will have to try it, thanks for sharing
    Happy Easter

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  2. I have internet free times every day. Dinner to kids bedtimes is internet free.

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    1. That is a good thing - so many people need that reality break, but don't take it!

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  3. This is a great idea! I have a hard time putting down my phone or iPad, and it really does have an impact on my relationship with my husband. We're going on vacation next week and I plan to make time to be Internet free while were there.

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    1. I love doing it - yesterday I did slip though (woopsy!), Greg wasn't too happy! But it is great :) Hope your holiday is awesome!

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  4. Hi,
    My husband took me on a cruise and I could not stop blogging since I had just started and didn't want to see my page views flatline. We spent soooo much money on Internet credits. I'm trying to grow a readership, so I can't take the day off from the Internet. Janice

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    1. Fair enough - just remember, you need a break sometimes!

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  5. I need to be better about this too! I have formed a terrible habit of being on my phone a lot.

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    1. Me too! It is so rude but I cannot help it - here is to improving our social skills!

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  6. So far I don't have an internet free day, but I need to make it happen. I have been so addicted to internet and social media, that I lay awake at night trying to catch up on more.. And I don't even get proper sleep anymore. I need to fix that, and this idea might help!
    It's a nice thing to do for Greg, too :)
    —DT | Here I Scribble

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