Why I Ditched My Smartphone

“Respect yourself enough to walk away from anything that no longer serves you, grows you, or makes you happy.” – Robert Tew On March 7, 2014, I pulled the plug on my smartphone. It wasn’t that I didn’t like having it; if anything, I liked having it too much. My phone was an extension of myself. I couldn’t go anywhere without it. At night I plugged it in on my nightstand when I went to bed, scrolling through Facebook one last time before tucking myself in. In the morning, I turned it on before my eyes were fully open....

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