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    • ISBN:9781781575574
    • Publication date:03 Aug 2017
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OFF. Your Digital Detox for a Better Life

By Tanya Goodin

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Refresh, rediscover and rejuvenate with this little book of big ways to change your life for the better.

"...forced me to look honestly at my habits, and now I know how to change them".
The Pool

Log off your social media. Turn off your notifications. Switch off your devices. And feel better.

Lost without your phone? Exhausted? Unable to relax or focus? We tap, swipe and click on our devices 2,617 times per day. We spend more time online than we do asleep. With so many ways to stay connected, procrastinate and distract yourself, it's not easy to let go.

This canny little bible will help you log off and wake up to less stress and more time. Enjoy real experiences, real connections and real happiness.

Reset your boundaries with carefully crafted exercises, new outlooks and wise words from Tanya Goodin, digital detox specialist and founder of Time To Log Off.

Biographical Notes

Tanya Goodin is an award-winning digital entrepreneur, a digital detox specialist and founder of Time To Log Off.

https://www.itstimetologoff.com/

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  • ISBN: 9781781575369
  • Publication date: 03 Aug 2017
  • Page count: 112
  • Imprint: Ilex Press
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