After visiting a Indian health retreat, I detoxed from my Mobile Phone for a month. Forget the carbs, red meat and booze, detoxing from your phone could be the one thing that truly changes your life. It did for me. The statistics to support a detox from our devices are seemingly endless. The average person checks their phone over 110 times a day. Yep, 110 times a day. Forty percent of us check our phones whilst on the toilet, 61% sleep with mobile phones under the pillow or next to the bed and 44% check our phones for work related social media whilst on vacation according to a 2017 study by the University of Maryland evaluating over 2500 mobile phone users. None of those stats are great. In December last year I gave up coffee, dairy, red meat and cut my booze consumption by about 80% (read about that detox here). I thought it was time to give my body a big beak from the vices of the Western world. The truth is I didn’t feel much better, and I haven’t lost any weight – not that I needed to I know, but a couple less kilos never hurt anyone. […]
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