Technology

What’s the first thing you do when you’re standing in a queue at the checkout line? Or when you’re waiting for someone to arrive for a meeting? Without even realising it, checking our phones has become a reflex action. It’s almost as automatic as a bathroom break for most. While we cannot deny that technology has made our lives easier in so many ways, it’s can also distract us from what’s important I’m our lives. So when I speak of digital detox, I’m in no way suggesting that you give up all technology for weeks at a time, but there are simpler tweaks you can make. You can start by making small changes; and once you see the benefits, perhaps consider longer detoxes. How can you tell if you could benefit from a digital detox? Does your partner (or parent) complain that you spend too much of time on the phone? Do you...