“My iPhone made me twitchy. I could feel it in my pocket, calling me, like the Ring called Bilbo Baggins. It distracted me from my kids. It distracted me from my wife. It distracted me anytime, anywhere. I just didn’t have the willpower to ignore email and Twitter and Instagram and the whole world wide web. Infinity in my pocket was too much. I wanted to get control, but I didn’t want to give up my iPhone altogether. I loved having Google Maps and Uber and Find Friends and an amazing camera. So I decided to try an experiment.” Jake Knapp
Read the article and find out how to try your own 24 hour experiment. Is today the day you choose silence, stillness and simplicity for that smartphone?
This Daily Stillness has been recycled from previously published ones:
• #tds428 The distraction Free iPhone (Aug 31, 2016)