iPaddy's Begone! Nip Tech-Tantrums In The Bud

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 28.06.2015 | UK Parents

As any parent who has experienced tears over the tablet or crying over the console knows limiting the amount of time children spend in front of a scre...

Step Away From Your Phone On National Unplugging Day

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 25.06.2015 | UK Parents

How did you feel the last time you forgot your phone or lost your internet connection? Bored? At a loss as to what to do? A little panicky perhaps? ...

You Won't Need Your Phone At This Digital Detox Festival

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Finally an experience the UK has been dying for - a bonafide digital detox festival. Innocent Un-plugged has created a little woodland haven outsi...

Why You Should Try And Get Through Valentine's Day Without Checking Your Phone

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 13.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Whether or not you buy into Valentine's Day, there's one habit you should try to curb, and that's checking your smartphone when you should be checking...

12 Signs You're Experiencing A Digital Overload

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 04.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If you spend a good portion of your day with a phone glued to your hand (and your eyes firmly fixed on the screen) then chances are you're a serious t...

New BBC Boss Rona Fairhead Would Be A More Effective Leader If She Worked Less

Poorna Bell | Posted 11.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Poorna Bell

These women may run major companies, but their bodies don't know that. In fact, none of ours do. It is a machine that works in the same way that every other human's does, give or take a few things. Subject them to lack of sleep, too much stress and they will respond in exactly the same way: breakdown.

This Is The Shocking Truth About Why We Need A Digital Detox

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 10.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

For our Digital Detox month, HuffPost UK Lifestyle are looking into the benefits of switching off our devices and re-connecting with ourselves. But...

Why Unplugging And Digital Detox Has Never Been More Important

Poorna Bell | Posted 01.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Poorna Bell

We rely on our beloved rectangles for everything from telling time to finding out what's happening in our friends' lives, from Googling where we're going to eat to unlocking the mysteries of GPS by telling us which street we're walking down. But the problem is that our smartphones are not going to say: 'Hey, you've been stalking that person on Instagram for half an hour - don't you think it's time to sleep?'

Brits Find Facebook And Twitter Harder To Quit Than Caffeine And Smoking

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 20.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Here at HuffPost UK, we're big believers that every now and then, a digital detox really helps us to de-stress and get more sleep. But it turns out...

This Is The Most Important Thing You Can Do For Your Health

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 17.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If you constantly feel tired or like you don't get enough sleep, it may be time to revisit your sleep techniques. Most of us view sleep as an optional...

"Does Nothing Work Outside of London?!" Why I Love Being Unplugged

Rhiannon Davies | Posted 01.09.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Rhiannon Davies

I'm not saying the English countryside is frozen in the dark ages, but it certainly provides a sense of relief from feeling like the whole world is at your fingertips, which can often be the case in a city like London.

Poorna Bell

So Long, FOMO - Here's Why 2014 Will Be Year Of The JOMO (Joy Of Missing Out)

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 05.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

There's a new trend forecast for 2014 (and one that will make our lives a lot easier) - this is the year of JOMO, also known as the Joy Of Missing Out...

15 Reasons to Unplug NOW!

Sarupa Shah | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sarupa Shah

There is a cult of the virtual that has occurred and we are human beings and mustn't forget the art of being tactile and in the world more than we are virtual. Real connection is something that ought to outweigh the time you spend plugged into technology!

Cult, Religion Or Just Smart? Sabbath Project Says Unplug And Ideas Will Flow

Melanie Hick | Posted 21.12.2011 | UK Tech

A third of smart phone users use their phone on the loo and check their Facebook before they've even got out of bed. This constant connection to mode...