Going on without technology is almost impossible to imagine at the present day. After all, almost everything we do relates or relies on technology. Hence, it wouldn’t be such a bad idea, to simply take a break and enjoy a day without technology.
It wouldn’t be an easy task though, that’s for sure. After all, technology makes our lives much easier to handle. In fact, you can probably make a quick list of all the positive things coming out of tech, such as driving or checking your social media.
But as many advantages as technology may bring into our lives, it can also have a surprisingly negative effect. Tech is definitely useful, sometimes indispensable and it has definitely enriched our existence beyond belief. But at what cost?
Tech can severely affect social skills and it also promotes procrastination and creates addiction. These are only some of the most popular side effects of technology and a few motivations to let go of everything for just one day.
When was the last time you have enjoyed some time with your loved ones without being interrupted by the television or phone? When was the last time you’ve chilled without checking your email, feeds or social media?
The true question is in fact, when was the last time you’ve enjoyed life in all its essence? With technology pursuing your every step, it is difficult to enjoy or even perceive the beauty of things around you.
And this is exactly why you should go a day without technology. To experience life at its fullest, without all the anxieties and worries of being permanently online and available. With a calm and peaceful mindset, just for 24h.
If you’re wondering what would your life look and feel like without technology. Then, you can start with this ageless challenge for one day. Step aside from all technologic devices and focus on the essence of everything you do.
Leave behind the addiction of constantly checking for new messages and contacts. Plan your day, do something different, stimulate your senses and be physically available for those you love and care about.
To start this challenge, you should consider engaging in the activities proposed below. There are many other things you can do but if you’re out of ideas, you surely won’t regret your day without technology while doing those.
This ageless challenge does not intent to change your perspective on technology. Instead, the aim is to widen your horizons to allow you to perceive how life can be experienced in a totally different way when you cut all technological devices.
Going a day without technology shouldn’t be faced with agony or annoyance. It should be seen as an act of curiosity and knowledge.
After all, you’ll find out what it feels like to live without being technologic. You’re simply taking down your own ignorance and experiencing new things.