Originally published on Hearts Converse.com.
I wanted 2014 to be better.
To kick things off at the top of the year with a clearer mind, I came up with the idea to fast from social media. I had a bad morning and afternoon on New Years Eve and this ultimately led me to deactivate my Twitter and Facebook pages a day before I intended. I also removed Instagram from my phone.
There were no fireworks or round of applause for unplugging. And honestly I didn’t feel any immediate effects. Maybe it was all in my head that social media had any impact on my day-to-day productivity.
But slowly but surely, every time I had the urge to scroll a timeline, I saw that most times I had no real reason to.
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