Tag: disconnect

  • Digital Detoxing: Why & How

    Photo by rawpixel.com on Pexels.com I’m grateful that I grew up without a phone in my pocket.   Life before the internet, social media, email, or apps galore was slower and more simple. Gratification was less instant. Photos had to be developed to be seen. Phones were plugged into the wall.   Today, it seems […]

  • Disconnect & Reconnect

    When Michelle and I co-taught Grade 9 English, we assigned The 10 Day Challenge during a writing workshop. Each student – and teacher – set an intention to disconnect from ___________ (video games, facebook, t.v., youtube, junk food, or something else we felt was wasting our time and energy) and, instead, spend that time reconnecting with ___________ (nature, a long-lost […]