#TechFreeTuesday

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All I have is my iPhone today. No smartwatch and no bluetooth headphones. In my world, that’s considered being tech-free and it is Tuesday. So it’s #TechFreeTuesday!! Goooooood morning Mizfits! and those of you here because you’re bored too! Welcome! 

So here it is Tuesday morning and I’m wearing a digital watch. Plastic band, minimal functionality like an alarm, that cool blue backlight and a stopwatch. No notifications, beeps and dings or “time to stand” alerts going off all day. My headphones today? They came with my phone and they have a cord attached to them. So it’s a be careful not get em snagged while I’m jamming and working type of day. But I don’t mind. Both of the items that I mentioned above are very convenient and I’m far from complaining. But sometimes…

Well why would I leave them behind and use the old wired headphones and $13 wristwatch? It’s simple. It feels good. I feel light and even though I’m connected by a wire to listen to my phones music, I still feel free. I’d leave my phone at home if it wasn’t my main means of communication. I am one of those people that still jot things down on paper and add with my fingers sometimes. Lol, I don’t always use the calculator. If anything I’d miss my phones camera throughout the day if I went without it. 

About 5 years ago I wouldn’t be caught dead without as much of my gadgets possible on my person…everyday! Every ime I left the house. It didn’t matter where I was going or how long I was going to be. I just had to have all my tech stuff. I don’t know if it’s because I’m getting older (insert old jokes here) or because I’ve been messing around with technology for so long. What I do know is that it feels great to unplug myself from 95% of  technology sometimes and if I can do it… ANYBODY can! It gets boring sometimes. Social media gets repetitive and I don’t feel like I’m missing anything if I don’t open a app every few minutes. Things have definitely changed for me and I like the change. I’ll always love my #TechLife and look forward to what technology advancements show up, but it is ok to……once in while. 

Do you ever disconnect? Go off the grid? Tune the digital world out? Let us know in the comments!!

As usual and until next time…

Thanks for the view and #staytechdup

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