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6 ways to disconnect from social media


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  • 1. 6 Ways To Disconnect From Social Media
  • 2. "I hate the phone ringing, and I dislike email, but Ihave to use them constantly at work. When I gethome I turn off the phone and computer. when Iget away home I turn off phone and computer.When I get away I bring a phone and laptop, butonly use it in emergencies, Its just the sound ofsilence and the wind in my face" — Natalie, of Campwood, Texas
  • 3. "I have a very small garden, this year I haveplanted three different kind of tomatoes, myfavorite is sweet million tomatoes. I alsoplanted yellow onions and green onions andherbs" — Fund Ray of Hibbing, Minn
  • 4. "I enjoy caring for my flowers too. Itswonderful way to disconnect with nature, justin my backyard!" — Fund Ray of Hibbing, Minn
  • 5. "My wife, Nicole, and I recently spent 3 weeks inLondon; Paris, and Switzerland, making the most ofthe summer hours, museums, galleries, theatresand pay-as-you-go bikes (best way to see London).Art, culture, history, nature (the actual versions)were a great way to disconnect from technologyand connect with each other and things we arepassionate about. Admittedly we used a GPS to getaround Switzerland but no Facebook, Twitter,iPhones or email for 3 weeks" — Michael Thomas of Johannesburg
  • 6. "Juan says he tries to cut off from the techworld as he can while traveling: no MP3 playerand very little digital camera. "Maybe justonce, He says. "[Its] nice to have my ownthoughts without distractions or incomingupdates"Here he is the Utah desert in summer of 2010
  • 7. "During this trip, I had no access to computersand I was using a prepaid cellphone. It was blissnot knowing what was going on with the worldand just enjoying the company of my family...Sometimes, we all need a little break to unwindand remove ourselves from this technologicallydependent society. My break is in traveling"— Chanel Brown is an ESL teacher in South Korea
  • 8. "I like get to get out of cellphone range when Idisconnect. Death Valley is 300 miles from myhouse. Sometimes I go to Joshua Tree NationalPark (pictured here). The Xterra allows me getoff the paved roads and camp in very remoteplaces. There is a real sense of freedom to notbe reachable for a short time " — Bill Hornstein of Los Angeles
  • 9. More info on Mashable can see more photos in iReport’sgalleryand all entries at the iReport topic page.
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