Focus & Digital Balance

Blogging about Digital Detox and unplugging, customizing our connectivity, new technologies, distraction management, and a healthy lifestyle in our hyperconnected world

Why don’t you just switch off the phone? Isn’t there already an app for this?

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Why don’t you just switch off the phone? Isn’t there already an app for this? Can’t you just not use certain apps or put the phone on silence? These are questions we hear frequently and the quick answer is: no, most people can’t just switch off their phone off and we provide a much better solution for the issue than others do. The long answer: We think that (a) existing solutions are not sufficient (yet) and (b) we have to take the bigger picture into account — more in detail below. Continue reading