International Journal of Ecology and Environmental Sciences

International Journal of Ecology and Environmental Sciences


International Journal of Ecology and Environmental Sciences
International Journal of Ecology and Environmental Sciences
2021, Vol. 3, Issue 1
Digital detox: Live in offline

Sarita, Kavita Dua

A digital detox is switching off all digital devices like mobiles, smartphone’s, tablets, laptops and computers for a certain period of time or a state when an individual hold the use of digital equipments to utilize that time for face to face interaction and activities. The Oxford dictionary defines it as a period of time during which a person refrains from using electronic devices such as Smartphone’s or computers, regarded as an opportunity to reduce stress or focus on social interaction in the physical world. It is an opportunity to reduce stress, focus more on direct social interaction and connection with nature in the physical world. It increases mindfulness, lowered anxiety, and an overall better appreciation of one's environment. The best way to detox is by going into nature. The objective of this study is to learn about exactly how modern technologies are changing humans’ behaviors, their way of living and why it is important to take some time off from the rapid use of technology. It focuses on negative impact of excessive use of modern technologies and networking sites on the human behavior. It affects their critical or creative thoughts, making them less focused by involving in social media and more disconnected from their real lives. Adoption of digital detox is the way of reducing the use of digital technologies and involving in the real life.
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