Digital Detox

Poorna Bell

My Life: Randi Zuckerberg On The Urgent Need For Unplugging Our Phones

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 30.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

When it comes to championing much-needed change for how we live, there is nothing more powerful than a voice that speaks out from within the industry....

One In Ten Spend Literally Half Their Lives On The Phone

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 21.01.2015 | UK Tech

As much as everyone loves cool new tech, there are growing signs that many of us are looking for ways to switch off too. Now a new piece of researc...

My Resolution for 2015: To Sleep (and Dream... and Create)

Dr Richard Graham | Posted 14.01.2015 | UK Tech
Dr Richard Graham

The digital detox, for as long as it can be tolerated (nerves of steel required), always improves the amount and apparent quality of sleep - even for those who do not believe themselves to be addicted.

Michael Rundle

Why The Big New Trend In Tech Might Be... Not Using It Anymore

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Rundle | Posted 07.01.2015 | UK Tech

Tech Editor Michael Rundle reports from CES 2015 in Las Vegas on why the digital detox might be the big trend hiding among the smartphones and smart c...

5 Easy Digital Detox Resolutions

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 06.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Grueling diets and impossible exercise regimes aren't our kind of new year's resolutions - let's face it, they make everyone grumpy and hardly anyone ...

Struggling To Stay Happy This New Year? Here Are 7 Tips To Help You Power Through

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 06.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

The New Year is just around the corner and as we close the door on the trials and tribulations of 2014, we're also beckoning whatever awaits us in 201...

Having It All? Or Spreading Yourself Thinner Than Marmite?

Paula Fry | Posted 29.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Paula Fry

Why do us girls spread ourselves so thinly now that just being in the here and now is harder and harder to achieve? I don't see my husband suffering in the same way. In fact, he manages one thing at a time, at the pace of a snail that's got a cannabis problem - which, of course, also drives me to distraction

2015 Predicted To Be The Year Of The 'Neo Luddite'

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 17.12.2014 | UK Tech

We've already made our tech predictions for 2015 - and they mainly comprise a selection of drone-related disasters and, er, time travel. But a more...

Neom Organics Founder On The Stress Of Being A Working Mother And Business Owner

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 05.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A career in journalism isn't exactly a walk in the park. Like any fast-paced work environment it can leave you stressed and, often, unable to sleep at...

Do You Play The 'Who's More Tired' Game?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 19.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If you got six hours of sleep last night you're bound to have a colleague who "only got five." As a nation we're sleeping significantly less every ...

Poorna Bell

The Death Of Conversation Due To Smartphones Beautifully Captured In Photographs

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 27.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

The way smartphones impact our conversation in modern life is frightening. Simply look at any group of friends in a restaurant, a couple meant to be o...

There's Now A Literal Off-Switch For Email

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 24.10.2014 | UK Tech

Sometimes the modern world can get a little overwhelming. Even if you build up the will-power to ignore your email for a few hours, you still know it'...

Why I'll Never Sign Up to 3G

Ryan Hook | Posted 16.12.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Ryan Hook

A few days ago I was in a hotel, about to sit down for a long internet browse, when I realised the WiFi wasn't working...

21 Tips For Kickstarting Your Digital Detox

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 15.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If you live your life through your phone rather than engaging with the world around you, then it's time to do something about it. Tech addicts read...

Less Screen, More Green: Digital Detoxing and Eco Tourism

Paola Bassanese | Posted 07.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Paola Bassanese

Are we humans or robots? With our constant obsession with technology, are we losing sight of the bigger picture?

8 Ways Technology Has Made My Life Different From My Nan's

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 25.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

As a 22-year-old, I'm part of a generation that's grown up with technology - I got my first mobile phone when I was 11 years old. In complete contr...

Putting the Wellbeing Into Tech

Anna Chapman | Posted 24.11.2014 | UK Tech
Anna Chapman

One observation that I found really valuable was the idea that you shouldn't blame tech for your own stress. Instead, we need to find ways to manage how we use it in an always-on culture.

This Will Make You Put Your Smartphone Down

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If, like most modern ladies and gentlemen, you are constantly switching from Whatsapp to Facebook, Instagram to Twitter, Angry Birds to Candy Crush, y...

Why Mary Berry Bans Phones From The Dinner Table

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 22.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Mary Berry doesn't just dislike soggy bottoms and runny meringues, she's also not a fan of technology, specifically, when it's at the dinner table. ...

Neither Awake or Asleep; Is It Really a Sleep Problem?

Dr. Nerina Ramlakhan | Posted 17.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr. Nerina Ramlakhan

My sleep clinic is constantly full of exhausted people wanting to know how to get more sleep, fall asleep more easily at night, stay asleep, feel asleep. This last one is interesting - many of my clients complain of feeling as if they've not slept at all even though they may have spent hours in bed and not really been awake.

How Often Do You Check Your Phone? This Free App Can Tell You

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 18.09.2014 | UK Tech

How often do you check your phone every day? And do you really want to know the answer? That's the question posed by Checky, a new app which is ...

Poorna Bell

Why These Two Women Set Up A Digital Detox Retreat

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 17.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

As far as zeitgeist goes, digital detox is a biggie. We're fast approaching a tipping point of being increasingly dependent on our technology yet at t...

There Are Mobile Phone Lanes In China And We're Not Sure How We Feel About It

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 16.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

When you're engrossed in a good Twitter session, walking along the pavement without knocking over a small child can be challenging. But one city ma...

I Stopped Using My iPhone as an Alarm Clock, What Happened Next Blew My Mind*

Andrea Mann | Posted 15.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Andrea Mann

*(Was Mildly Interesting) ... I've realised that waking up to the sound of a human voice - unless it's someone screaming 'The house is on fire!' - is far preferable to waking up to an iPhone alarm (yes, even Slow Rise). I've realised that it is possible to switch off from the internet, especially if you keep your iPhone in another room and you're a bit lazy.

More Children Can Use An iPad Than Swim, Tie Their Shoe Laces Or Tell The Time

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

In 2014 it's not usual to see a child with a mobile phone or tablet, but it may be time for kids in the UK to go on a digital detox. A recent stud...