I was recently asked to design a 30-day program geared toward unplugging from technology in order to develop better self-care habits. The goals for this project were relatively simple, and coming up with ideas that were flexible and accessible was a fun challenge. Designing this type of personalized program was a perfect way to welcome the energy of the fall season. It was rad to reflect on my personal attachments to technology, and I even took a short hiatus of my own in the process. This project definitely helped me reaffirm a healthy connection to the things that matter most in life. Overall, I loved the whole experience! It was a great way to challenge myself creatively and professionally. Today I’m sharing a peek into some of the content I created along with a few bonus resources, which are linked throughout!
- Read books from your favorite genre, or check out the banned books list.
- Cook favorite dishes, and new recipes.
- Make something every day that tells your unique story.
- Journal every morning and night.
- Spend time with family and friends, or send letters to loved ones far away.
- Practice skills you want to improve.
- Visit local libraries, museums, art galleries, theatres, and book stores.
- Walk for 30-60 minutes every day.
- Volunteer at soup kitchens, animal shelters, or a hospital.
- Create a personal mantra you can refer to─ write it down, say it aloud.
Do these suggestions resonate with you? Id also love to hear what ideas would you add to this list!