Life without a smartphone in 2021: 1 month later

I am one month into my life without a smartphone challenge. I am still alive and fully functioning. I’ve noticed a few benefits and limitations to living without a smartphone. In this listicle (i.e., an article formatted as a list), I will describe my key takeaways of life without a smartphone. 1. It feels goodContinue reading “Life without a smartphone in 2021: 1 month later”

Life without a smartphone in 2021: Roam if you want to!

Like many of us, I went on an extended-weekend getaway for the 4th of July. Unlike many of us, I left my smartphone at home. As part of my experiment, ‘Life without a smartphone in 2021’ I promised to put my smartphone down for a couple of months and reflect on my new experiences. AfterContinue reading “Life without a smartphone in 2021: Roam if you want to!”

Life without a Smartphone in 2021? Challenge Accepted!

The COVID-19 Pandemic propelled us further into the digital environment. In 2019, before the Pandemic, Americans spent approximately 3 ½ hours a day on their smartphones. Since early 2020, American’s smartphone usage exploded. The internet is now a critical utility, akin to running water and electricity. The FCC and federal lawmakers are working to ensureContinue reading “Life without a Smartphone in 2021? Challenge Accepted!”