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7 Days Without A Phone: A Lifetime of Perspective

Molly of Ghost Volta: "I will be the first to admit that I am overly attached and dependent upon my phone. This became apparent to me when I recently dropped my Nexus 4, shattering the screen and rendering the touchscreen useless. I immediately went to order a new phone (one that I had been planning to get anyway) and discovered that it wouldn’t ship for at least a week. I decided to turn my tragic event into a mini social experiment. How would the sudden removal of immediate access to the internet affect me? Would it affect me at all? Would it help me learn something about myself? Well, it did.. Some lessons I expected to learn and some I did not."

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Tiqila1890d ago

"I quickly realized that I was not comfortable with my own thoughts."

"I had been using my phone as a distraction from myself, refusing to let certain thoughts into my mind by listening to music or playing Flappy Bird."

Something horrible must have happened in your past or you simply have a miserable life. How else can you be uncomfortable with your own thoughts?