calls, internet, and texts is simply not possible
for large swaths of time, especially on a work
day. But I’ve found some modifications that
have make a true difference. Maybe instead of
unplugging we can call it: unplugging, but still
sitting close to the charging station. That might
make it a less jarring transition for many of us.
One such minor modification is to limit social
media. Staying in touch with friends and in tune
with news via Facebook and Twitter is still pos-
sible, but need not be constant. Consider hid-
ing, or merely moving, the apps on your phone
so that they are less visible. Even turning my
phone face down seems to have a tangible effect
on my focus.